Dell Boomi appoints Derek Thompson as vice president of EMEA

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Dell Boomi has appointed Derek Thompson as vice president of EMEA. Mr. Thompson will be responsible for expanding the organization’s presence within the region, said the company in a statement.

Mr. Thompson’s primary objective will be to scale the Boomi business by increasing investment in Western Europe; including the UK, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, France, Italy, Spain, Nordics and Benelux, as well as plan for expansion in the Middle East. He will also work with channel partners on aggressive growth plans, says Boomi.

“Thanks to the successes of our current customers in the region, we’re now in a position where we have the portfolio technology solutions and traction to grow to a level where we can seriously dominate the cloud integration market within EMEA,” said Chris McNabb, CEO of Dell Boomi. “This is where Derek’s vast and invaluable experience in scaling businesses, combined with growing demand for integration platform as a service (iPaaS), will help us further establish ourselves as a leader in the EMEA market.”

Prior to joining Dell Boomi, Mr. Thompson was at Informatica, where he spent four years building, scaling and improving the Master Data Management (MDM) business in EMEA and leading the EMEA North region. Before this, he served as managing director, EMEA at Kalido. He was also founder and CEO at Technica UK, an independent data management consultancy.

“Coming to Dell Boomi has been a breath of fresh air. It’s great to arrive at an organization which has a passionate and engaged workforce that continuously delights its customers,” said Mr. Thompson. “There has never been a more exciting time to be in the cloud integration market and Boomi’s products and services are right in the sweet spot to help create the Connected Business across EMEA.”

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