Informatica appoints Steve Murphy as Senior Vice President EMEA Field Operations

Data industry veteran to drive growth across Europe, Middle East and Africa regions and lead expansion into new markets

London, U.K.,  November 3, 2015 – Informatica, the world’s number one independent software provider focused on delivering transformative innovation for the future of all things data, today announced the appointment of Steve Murphy as Senior Vice President, EMEA. Steve brings over two decades of technology experience and is responsible for driving the growth of EMEA and the development of new markets as Informatica aims to achieve its goal of further establishing Informatica as the global leader in data management.

Steve has deep data industry leadership and has been instrumental in the development and execution of sales, product development and market penetration strategies for various technology leaders, including spearheading the growth of companies such as EMC and Hewlett-Packard across the EMEA region. Steve’s most recent role as Vice President of Global & Emerging Markets at Hitachi Data Systems saw him oversee the company’s operations across Central and Eastern Europe, Turkey, Middle East & Pakistan, Africa, as well as run its EMEA global accounts division and go to market strategy for industry verticals, focused on social innovation and big data.

“Steve’s deep understanding of how to help organisations address information challenges means he is perfectly placed to ensure our customers extract greater value from their data investments,” said Charles Race, executive vice president Worldwide Field Operations at Informatica. “Despite big data and the Cloud now being vital to business strategies, companies are still struggling to build a data-driven organisation that is fit for the digital era. Steve will provide the strong leadership needed to ensure Informatica continues to cater to the high demand for information solutions across EMEA.”

“Data is everywhere, in unprecedented volumes and varieties, and it’s at the heart of Informatica’s innovation roadmap, which is geared around cloud integration, next generation big data integration, MDM solutions and data security,” added Steve Murphy, senior vice president, EMEA, Informatica. “I am excited to join a company that is uniquely position to give organisations the ability to address new data, new technology challenges, and new opportunities in one of the fastest-growing regions in the world.”

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About Informatica

Informatica is a leading independent software provider focused on delivering transformative innovation for the future of all things data. Organizations around the world rely on Informatica to realize their information potential and drive top business imperatives. More than 5,800 enterprises depend on Informatica to fully leverage their information assets residing on-premise, in the Cloud and on the internet, including social networks. For more information, call +1 650-385-5000 (1-800-653-3871 in the U.S.), or visit www.informatica.com. Connect with Informatica at https://www.linkedin.com/company/Informatica, https://twitter.com/Informatica and https://www.facebook.com/InformaticaLLC.

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