Veeam Software appointed Kate Hutchison as chief marketing officer (CMO). She will lead Veeam’s global marketing organisation and continue to strengthen the company’s brand momentum. She will report directly to Veeam co-CEO and president, Peter McKay.
“Kate’s proven experience, particularly in leading marketing teams during periods of fast growth and transformation, will bring valuable strategic and industry insight to our team,” said McKay. “Kate has accelerated market share and driven brand recognition at some of the most notable technology companies.”
Hutchison brings more than 20 years of experience to Veeam, having served as CMO at various technology companies, such as Riverbed, Polycom, VMware, Citrix and BEA. Most recently, she was senior vice president and CMO of Riverbed, a private company dealing with application performance infrastructure and software-defined networking.
“Veeam is an exciting company with outstanding fundamentals, a large and loyal installed base and an exciting vision for extending our lead in ensuring the Availability of data powering the digital economy,” said Hutchison. “This is a great time to join Veeam and I look forward to increasing our market share and expanding the awareness of our brand in the company’s second decade of growth.”
Hutchison received her master’s degree from San Francisco State University and a bachelor’s degree from Long Island University, Southampton College.