SOURCE: eGain Communications Corp.
SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 19, 2012) - eGain Communications (NASDAQ: EGAN), a leading provider of cloud and on-premise customer interaction hub software, today announced the appointment of Charles Jepson to the newly created position of senior vice president, worldwide sales, effective immediately.
Mr. Jepson has served as senior vice president, business development at eGain since June 2010, and is a seasoned sales executive with more than 20 years of experience. In this new position, he will oversee and coordinate eGain's North America sales, EMEA sales and Business Development teams, reporting directly to CEO Ashu Roy.
"We have made substantial progress expanding the size and scale of our sales and marketing team, and we are excited to promote Charles to this new position to streamline our sales process and further leverage the capabilities of our sales and business development teams worldwide," said Mr. Roy. "Our customers are global in nature, and Charles has been instrumental in the development of key partnerships including SAP, IBM and Cisco. We look forward to his sales management leadership as we focus on generating continued positive momentum in the marketplace for our industry leading solutions."
Prior to rejoining eGain in 2010, Mr. Jepson served as president and CEO of numerous companies including Extended Systems, Interlink Computer Sciences, and Inference Corporation. Following eGain's acquisition of Inference in June 2000, he served as vice president of North American sales for eGain until July 2001. Mr. Jepson holds an M.B.A from the University of California, Berkeley and a Bachelor of Arts from San Jose State University.
About eGain Communications Corporation
eGain (NASDAQ: EGAN) is a leading provider of cloud and on-site customer interaction hub software. For over a decade, eGain solutions have helped improve customer experience, optimize service process and grow sales -- across the web, social, and phone channels. Hundreds of the world's largest companies rely on eGain to transform their fragmented sales engagement and customer service operations into unified Customer Interaction Hubs (CIHs).
Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, eGain has operating presence in North America, EMEA, and APAC. To find out more about eGain, visit www.eGain.com or call the company's offices: +1-800-821-4358 (US), +44-(0)-1753-464646 (EMEA), or +91-(0)-20-6608-9200 (APAC).
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