Informatica appoints Steve Murphy as SVP EMEA field operations

Data industry

Informatica has announced the appointment of Steve Murphy as senior vice president, EMEA.

Murphy (pictured) will be responsible for driving the data management company’s growth in EMEA and developing of new markets.

The former EMC and HP exec’s most recent role as VP of global & emerging markets at Hitachi Data Systems saw him oversee the vendor’s operations across Central and Eastern Europe, Turkey, Middle East & Pakistan, Africa, as well as run its EMEA global accounts division and go to market strategy for industry verticals, focused on social innovation and big data.

“Steve’s deep understanding of how to help organisations address information challenges means he is perfectly placed to ensure our customers extract greater value from their data investments,” says Charles Race, executive vice president worldwide field operations at Informatica.

“Despite big data and the cloud now being vital to business strategies, companies are still struggling to build a data-driven organisation that is fit for the digital era. Steve will provide the strong leadership needed to ensure Informatica continues to cater to the high demand for information solutions across EMEA.”

“Data is everywhere, in unprecedented volumes and varieties, and it’s at the heart of Informatica’s innovation roadmap, which is geared around cloud integration, next generation big data integration, MDM solutions and data security,” adds Murphy.

“I am excited to join a company that is uniquely positioned to give organisations the ability to address new data, new technology challenges, and new opportunities in one of the fastest-growing regions in the world.”


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