Mid-Market and Channel Sales Veteran John Murdock Joins Centage as Vice President of Sales
Proven sales executive to lead rapid revenue expansion for direct and channel sales of cloud-based Budget Maestro
Natick MA – December 17, 2015 – – Centage™ Corporation, a leading provider of budgeting and forecasting software (Budget Maestro) for mid-market companies, has named John Murdock as Vice President of Sales. With more than 20 years of experience selling software and services for leading organizations such as Kaspersky Labs and Juniper Networks, Murdock is well suited to drive both direct and channel sales for Centage. In his role as sales leader, Murdock will leverage his mid-market and SMB sales expertise to develop new business growth for the entire Budget Maestro suite of products, including the cloud-based Budget Maestro application.
Before joining Centage, Murdock was Vice President of SMB and Channel Sales at Kaspersky Lab, the world’s largest privately held vendor of endpoint protection solutions. While there, he was named a Channel Chief by CRN Magazine and honored as a 2015 Top Midmarket IT Executive of the Year by the publication, which features the industry’s most influential vendor executives serving midmarket customers. Prior to Kaspersky, Murdock was Senior Director of Worldwide Channels for Juniper Networks, where he helped transform the company’s channel programs to achieve sales and increase partner satisfaction.
“Centage is a rapidly growing company with a strong roster of SMB customers and a proven product offering. As midmarket demand for better budgeting and forecasting solutions continues to rise, Centage is primed to capitalize on the market opportunity,” said Murdock. “I am thrilled to be joining the team and look forward to helping the company expand its reach and continue along its path of growth.”
“Organizations are continually looking to better manage their financial and operational performance with sophisticated yet easy-to-use budgeting and forecasting applications. Budget Maestro is specifically designed to address those requirements and John is uniquely suited to help us expand our reach in the market with his deep industry expertise. As a proven leader in small business, midmarket, and channel sales, John will drive new sales opportunities, strengthen the channel sales program, and further our efforts to expand,” said Barry Clapp, President & CEO of Centage Corporation.
Budget Maestro® by Centage is an easy-to-use, scalable, cloud-based budgeting and forecasting solution that eliminates the time-consuming and error-prone activities associated with using spreadsheets. It is designed for small to mid-market companies to support a comprehensive Smart Budgets approach to corporate planning. Its built-in financial and business logic allows users to quickly create and update their budgets and forecasts and never worry about formulas, functions, links or any custom programming. It is the only solution in the market that offers synchronized P&L, balance sheet and automatically generated cash flow reporting. Budget Maestro serves more than 9,000 users worldwide. Visit us at Centage.com, follow us on Twitter, or visit the Centage Blog for the latest insights on budgeting and forecasting strategies.
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