Demandware Strengthens EMEA Market Position with New Munich Headquarters and General Manager Appointment
Company Continues to Invest in European Operations to Support Growth
BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Demandware®, Inc. (NYS: DWRE) , the industry-leading provider of enterprise cloud commerce solutions, today announced the opening of its new European headquarters in Munich, Germany and the appointment of Jamus Driscoll as General Manager of EMEA. The Munich office is now the center of operations for sales and marketing in EMEA. Jamus Driscoll, formerly the company's senior vice president of global marketing, has assumed a new leadership role overseeing European field operations and is based in Munich. Also in Europe, Demandware recently expanded its offices in London, England; opened new offices in Lyngby, Denmark; as well as has existing offices in Paris, France and Jena, Germany.
These investments are aligned to the company's strategy to deliver innovative, cloud-based omni-channel commerce solutions to retailers across the globe. Demandware clients in Europe include leading retailers such as Butlers, Magasin du Nord, Marks & Spencer, Mothercare, Playmobil, Quiksilver and s. Oliver.
"Demandware's enterprise cloud platform empowers retailers to provide consumers with seamless experiences no matter where or how they choose to shop," said Tom Ebling, chief executive officer, Demandware. "Europe currently represents approximately one third of our client base and there is a tremendous opportunity to expand our footprint. Our investments in Europe will enable us to maintain our extremely high levels of customer satisfaction as well as grow our client base."
Jamus Driscoll assumed the position of General Manager, EMEA after serving as the company's senior vice president of global marketing since 2006. In his previous role, Driscoll helped establish Demandware as the industry-leading cloud commerce platform for enterprise scale retailers and brands. He is leveraging his experience to strengthen Demandware's brand and operations across Europe. Driscoll reports to Jeffrey Barnett, Demandware's chief operating officer.
"The unprecedented rate of change in the industry is pushing retailers to increasingly break away from legacy technologies in favour of more nimble approaches like Demandware that provide the speed and agility to keep up with evolving consumer expectations and drive growth," said Driscoll. "Our team in Europe has done a great job establishing Demandware as a leading commerce platform used by top brands and I look forward to working with them to further scale our operations and build awareness of our unique value proposition across this important region."
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