Cicada is continuing to expand its sales team, hiring Steve Rosenburg as director, America sales, Eija Hietavuo as European sales director, and Bruce Hawkins as business consultant, managing pre- and post-sales support efforts. Rosenburg was previously with Reuters’ Enterprise Information Products Solutions group, and held senior sales roles at Bridge. At Cicada, he will report to Bruce Schachne, vice president of global sales. Hietavuo was also previously with Reuters for over 10 years in a variety of sales and marketing roles including heading the EMEA region’s business development and marketing for equities-related products. After that, she founded Jemrik, a corporate research company. Hawkins was formerly at GoldenSource, most recently as pre-sales consulting/business consultant. Both Hietavuo and Hawkins report to Carole Mahoney, vice president of European sales, who joined earlier this year (Reference Data Review, January 2005).
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