Enterprise Sales Executive Jean-Benoit Sorge Joins HootSuite as General Manager of EMEA
We are proud to announce that Moxie Software’s former Vice President and Managing Director of Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) and Asia Pacific (APAC), Jean-Benoit Sorge, joins HootSuite today as our new General Manager of EMEA. Now, he will build out and lead HootSuite’s EMEA team to drive regional growth and rapid expansion with Enterprise customers.
Sorge pioneered Moxie Software’s growth into local European markets, and during his three year tenure he achieved a 60% growth in revenue. His extensive experience throughout EMEA also includes tenure at Dell Computers, running mid-market sales for Emerging Markets EMEA, as well as senior international executive positions at Messagelabs, RightNow, and PeopleSoft.
“When HootSuite opened its London office last October, we set out to bring our product to more agencies and brands and integrate it into their social business structure,” says Ryan Holmes, CEO of HootSuite. “Jean-Benoit has a passion for sales and technology, and his insights with enterprise customers will help push an even wider adoption of HootSuite across the EMEA region. I am pleased to welcome him to our executive team today.”
“I’m thrilled to join HootSuite at this time of incredible growth,” says Sorge, who is based in London, UK. “With our current momentum and global expansion plans the EMEA market holds tremendous unlocked potential in the enterprise business sphere. We have an exceptional solution for all enterprises who need to grow their business, brand awareness, and user engagement, across geographies. I look forward to expanding our strong presence in EMEA.”
HootSuite growth and career opportunities
HootSuite added 136 new Enterprise customers in Q3 alone, bringing the total number to date over 1000. These customers join close to eight million global HootSuite users spanning over 175 countries. The company has experienced rapid growth, having grown to a staff headcount of almost 400 today, up from just over 70 in early 2012. Additional career opportunities throughout the EMEA region are available across many departments. Follow @HootHR to receive updates on HootSuite’s current employment opportunities.