SolarWinds, a leading provider of simple, powerful, and secure IT management software, announced the appointment of Laurent Delattre as vice president for of Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) sales. Delattre will focus on strengthening the company’s commitment to customers and Partners where he will drive business development, foster strategic partnerships, and oversee the EMEA sales teams. Delattre will be based in France, serving the central Europe, south EMEA and Africa, and Middle East regions.
“I’m pleased to welcome Laurent onto our leadership team, as it’s an important step in our go-to-market strategy focused on building collaborative business relationships and bringing value to our customers,” said Ludovic Neveu, group vice president, sales, SolarWinds, EMEA. “We believe by investing in a broader regional presence for our channel Partners, we can help empower them to find the best solutions for their customers and support them in regional nuances.”
“We have ambitious plans for the EMEA region, and that’s why we’re significantly expanding our presence across France, Italy, Spain, and the Middle East. We believe Laurent’s passion and industry experience will help us grow our existing sales team, focus on key alliances, and grow our channel business in the region,” Neveu continued.
Delattre most recently served as the vice president of EMEA sales at Pulse Secure, leading go-to-market strategies and managing various EMEA sales teams. Prior to Pulse Secure, Delattre spent over 12 years at Trend Micro, where he held a variety of regional management positions, including sales director, and enterprise sales manager.
“It’s an exciting time to be part of a larger go-to-market strategy, and I believe the team has a great opportunity to build momentum and work more closely with our customers and channel Partners in the region, providing enhanced support to help the wider IT community solve today’s complex IT management challenges,” said Delattre. “It’s a privilege to join the SolarWinds family, and I look forward to working closely with our Partners to meet our customers’ growing needs and ensure their continued success.”