Celona, business-centric application data migration solution provider, has announced the appointment of CMO, Matt Hooper, as it expands its executive team and accelerates operational growth in response to increasing market demand. Celona is also strengthening its international operation with the appointment of new regional customer support and client relations personnel in Australia.
Hooper joins Celona’s executive team with over 15 years’ experience in the technology and communications sector. Having previously been EVP marketing for Colibria, a firm in mobile IM and presence software for enterprises, Hooper was also EVP marketing and alliances at SDP pioneer Elata, and subsequently director of product marketing at Qualcomm, following Elata’s acquisition in 2005.
Additionally, Sharon White, formerly a director of professional services at Ascential, Acuma and Retek, has joined Celona as worldwide director of professional services, as Celona builds out its customer support organisation. White, who is based in the UK, has 19 years’ experience in deploying enterprise software solutions across industries from Telco through to retail and finance. Significantly for Celona’s international footprint, the establishment of its Australia and New Zealand operation has been bolstered by the appointment of several new customer support and client relations personnel.