Indus International promotes Gregory Dukat to president, COO; Dave Orrico leaves Siebel Systems to join salesforce.com as senior VP of Americas
Atlanta and San Francisco — August 12, 2003 — It's been a busy week for supply and demand chain professionals.
Indus International Inc., a provider of asset and customer management solutions, this week announced the promotion of Gregory Dukat to the new post of president and chief operating officer (COO), effective immediately. He had previously served as executive vice president of worldwide operations for the company.
And salesforce.com, a software-as-service company, announced the addition of Dave Orrico to the company's executive team as senior vice president and general manager of Americas.
Indus said Dukat would be responsible for all sales, marketing, customer service, product strategy and product development functions at the company. He has more than 18 years of experience in sales and operational leadership in the enterprise software industry, including his tenure as vice president and general manager at J.D. Edwards & Co.
Dukat is also a board member of CSS Consulting Corp. and holds a bachelor's of science degree in business administration from the University of New York at Buffalo.
Since joining Indus, Dukat's initiatives have led to the development of ActionPoint Management, which the company explained is a more defined vision for Indus' software and service solutions.
Additionally, he played a role in the company's acquisition of the Global Energy and Utilities Solutions (GEUS) business unit of Systems & Computer Technology Corp., which added asset and customer management capabilities to the provider's solutions.
Salesforce.com said Orrico is a 20-year veteran of the technology industry, spending seven years at Siebel Systems where he held various sales executive positions, and most recently, led the Industry Verticals for Financial Services, Life Sciences and Consumer Goods for the Americas. Prior to Siebel, Orrico held a variety of sales and management positions at Oracle over a seven-year period. He began his career in sales at Automatic Data Processing Inc. and received a BS in Business Administration from Georgetown University.
Effective immediately, Orrico assumes responsibility for expanding salesforce.com's presence and market penetration across the United States, Canada and Latin America and will lead all sales, revenue and customer-facing activities in these regions, according to the provider.