Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA), the world’s number one independent provider of data integration software, today announced that Murray Sargant has joined the company as senior vice president for Asia Pacific and Japan, based out of the Informatica Hong Kong office. Sargant brings a strong track record of driving market share growth in this strategic region for leading software companies including SuccessFactors, SAP and PeopleSoft.
“It is a pleasure to welcome Murray Sargant to the company as SVP, Asia Pacific and Japan,” said John McGee, executive vice president, Worldwide Field Operations, Informatica. “Murray’s proven sales leadership in high growth companies, international business development acumen, extended route to market experience and operational discipline will serve Informatica well as we continue our momentum in Asia Pacific.”
“To compete globally as well as regionally, companies in Asia Pacific require innovative data management solutions to realize the full potential of their business information,” said Sargant. “I look forward to working with the Informatica team in delivering market-leading Informatica data integration, data quality, hybrid and big data solutions that drive customer success to this strategic region.”
In his role at Informatica, Sargant will lead all business, sales and customer facing operations for the company in Asia Pacific and Japan. Sargant previously served as vice president, Asia Pacific and Japan for SuccessFactors, where he led the fast growing company’s rapid expansion throughout Asia. Prior to SuccessFactors, he was a senior vice president Financial Services at SAP, where he was instrumental in driving new sales and service delivery across Asia Pacific and Japan.
Sargant has also held key executive and sales leaderships positions in the Asia Pacific, North Asia and Australia/New Zealand regions with PeopleSoft, Misys, Compaq, Tandem Computers and NCR.
Sargant received his Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology from the University of Technology, Sydney.
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