Harte Hanks Inc. (NASDAQ:HHS) Harte Hanks a leading global customer experience company focused on bringing companies closer to customers for 100 years, today announced that Kelly Waller, a proven executive with a diverse and successful career in global marketing/demand generation, field/inside sales, client retention and sales enablement, has agreed to join Harte Hanks as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Ms. Waller is relocating to Boston, working in close proximity to Kirk Davis, Chief Executive Officer, as part of the Harte Hanks senior leadership team.
For the past seven years, Ms. Waller has served as Global Vice President, Mid-Market (Marketing Demand Generation, GTM & Sales) for Finastra, a global provider of financial software applications and marketplaces with $1.85 billion in revenue. In this role, she managed the revenue generating function for Mid-Market for Finastra, consisting of over 120 global employees. Previously, she served as Inside Sales Director for Extreme Networks managing inside sales account managers, new logo sales, and services sales team across EMEA and APAC. Previous sales leadership roles include tenures at SunGard, Kantar Media and Durrants.
Kirk Davis, Chief Executive Officer, commented: “Kelly brings robust experience and a significant track record of success in lead generation, sales organization leadership and client retention, with particular expertise in selling marketing solutions, making her the ideal executive to lead our sales organization going forward. Her experience is especially well-aligned with Harte Hanks’ future, leveraging data assets and technology to drive modern solutions for our customers. I welcome her to the Harte Hanks leadership team.”
“Harte Hanks is a company with decades of history, but a modern approach to delivering innovative solutions, and I am excited to pursue new logo growth, customer retention, and process excellence to drive long-term growth,” commented Ms. Waller. “Global organizations are seeking new ways to identify and target customers, harnessing technology to deliver customized solutions, and Harte Hanks is well-positioned to meet this growing need.”