As Vice President of Sales, Mark leads the European sales team for GEP's Procurement Software and Professional Services. His primary responsibilities include delivering target revenue growth, building strong relationships with customers, and hiring, developing, retaining the best sales talent in the procurement technology industry.
Mark joins us from Apttus, where he was Vice President of International Sales. He has extensive experience leading sales and services organizations to build go-to-market strategies, and drive revenue growth and customer relationships across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. Previously, Mark worked for SAP, EMC, TIBCO and SunSoft, following over 10 years with a private investment firm where he held an executive leadership position developing the European business and operational capability for global pre- and post-IPO software technology companies. Mark started his career as a Manufacturing and Production Engineer with GKN and earned a Higher National Certificate from the Reading College of Technology before spending 5 years specializing in the Automotive and Manufacturing industry.
Mark lives in Maidenhead, UK with his wife, Julie, and children, Sam, Jake and Holly. He has a passion for driving sports cars and for soccer, as an ex-player and a qualified coach. He spends much of his weekends hiking, tabbing, and running for fun, competition, and to raise funds for charity and good causes.