Denver—Jan. 17, 2013— Third-party maintenance, co-sourcing and consulting services provider Spinnaker Support appointed Barbara Harper as Vice President, Sales for the EMEA region. In this role, she will help to drive Spinnaker Support’s business development and new customer acquisition strategies for third-party maintenance, application and technical support services into the JD Edwards and SAP client base. Harper will also augment the existing team to further build relationships with companies in EMEA.
“As we continue to build our sales leadership team, I am thrilled to welcome Barbara to Spinnaker Support,” said Matt Stava, Managing Principal of Spinnaker Support. “Her 14 year tenure at JD Edwards/Oracle and 20-year career with IBM, provides the perfect addition to our Sales team for helping companies around the world significantly reduce their maintenance costs. I am highly selective of our sales professionals and Barbara exuberates with the industry knowledge, solution expertise, integrity and business acumen that I expect from the entire team.”
Harper will work out of offices in the United Kingdom and South Africa to utilize her sales acumen to expand Spinnaker Support’s services into these regions.
With over 34 years of experience in the sale of hardware and software solutions, Harper earned the reputation as a sales leader who achieves success by building lasting client relationships and is considered by her customers as a trusted business advisor.
“At my previous position at Oracle, I couldn’t help but notice the competitive advantage and beneficial services Spinnaker Support provided for companies all over the world,” said Harper. “I am thrilled to begin this new endeavor and be a part of a growing company that is changing the approach to software support and maintenance, while maintaining the highest integrity in the industry.”