Cordys appoints Art Landro as Chief Executive Officer
Industry veteran to lead expansion strategy
Putten, The Netherlands, 07 February - Cordys, a leading provider of software for business process innovation, today announced the appointment of Art Landro as Chief Executive Officer.
Art Landro is a senior software executive with broad international experience. Landro joined Cordys in March 2011 as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations and has successfully built an integrated partner and customer-facing field organisation in the core markets for Cordys in North America, EMEA and APAC.
Prior to Cordys, Art was the President of MontaVista Software and held several senior executive roles at leading high tech companies including EMC and Documentum as well as senior sales executive positions at Cadence Design Systems and General DataComm.
“I am very pleased that Art will lead Cordys and take charge of our growth phase,” says Jan Baan, Chairman of the Board of Cordys. “Art brings the hands-on software experience and drive required to accelerate our revenue growth and take Cordys to the next level”.
“Cordys is maturing and poised for growth as we ‘operationalise’ the organisation” Art comments. “We have positioned ourselves for success with recognition from top-ranking analysts of our innovative Business Operations Platform, reinvigorated our go-to-market channels with comprehensive partner enablement and support programmes and addressed key vertical solutions for our global customers. Recent customer wins in the financial services, government, communications and utilities industries have confirmed both our strategy and focus for the future. It’s great to see how our customers use Cordys to transform and improve their business operations, leverage their existing IT assets and take advantage of the cloud”
Art Landro holds a BS degree from the University of Connecticut and served as a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force Reserve.