Reltio Taps Industry Veteran to Accelerate Growth and Global Expansion
Former Informatica Leader Vincent Harmsen Joins as SVP, Head of Europe
Reltio, the leading cloud-native, data management SaaS company that accelerates the value of data for businesses, today announced that Vincent Harmsen joins as Senior Vice President, Head of Europe.
Harmsen brings more than 25 years of experience building, growing and leading field teams across the European regions. He was previously with Informatica for nearly 9 years, recently as Vice President of the EMEA North West & DACH region. Prior to Informatica, Harmsen held leadership positions at Exact, Infor, BMC, Hyperion and Siemens. In his new role, Harmsen will be responsible for the overall leadership of Reltio’s Field Sales organization in Europe driving the next phase of growth. Harmsen’s focus will be on continuing the expansion of the company’s customer-facing teams. He will also expand Reltio’s network of strategic partners to serve many organizations and help solve their complex data management challenges. Harmsen will report to Eric Cross, Chief Revenue Officer.
“EMEA is an important region for Reltio and our customers, and I am delighted to have Vincent join the team to oversee its success”
“With his deep industry experience and connections across Europe, Vincent can jump into his work with our customers and partners seamlessly as we accelerate our expansion in the region, serve our global customer base, and recruit key talent,” Cross said.
“I’ve been in the data management space for many years, and recognize the vital need for modern data solutions to solve today’s customer challenges,” said Harmsen. “Reltio is frontrunning, born in the cloud, and super-focused on fast time to value and delivering concrete business outcomes, which are key competitive advantages of Reltio’s innovative cloud data management platform. I’m impressed hearing the great feedback from our customers and partners on how Reltio contributes to their business and success experiences. Reltio’s software and vision to provide unified and trusted data—in real time—to any type of data user is foundational to any organization’s innovation and transformation roadmap.”
“EMEA is an important region for Reltio and our customers, and I am delighted to have Vincent join the team to oversee its success,” said Chris Hylen, Reltio CEO. “At Reltio, we believe your business should deliver better outcomes with clean, easily consumed, real time data. I see tremendous opportunities to help organizations solve their data challenges, and to fuel growth and expansion for Reltio.”
The addition of Harmsen cements the company’s growth strategy and fuels its momentum. Since its inception in 2011, Reltio has evolved to become a high-growth company serving some of the most recognizable and innovative brands around the globe. Reltio was named a Leader in the 2021 Forrester Wave™ Report for MDM and a Challenger in 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for MDM, is ranked the #2 on The Software Report’s list of The Top 25 Data Software Companies of 2022, and in its latest Series E funding secured $120 million, increasing the company’s valuation to $1.7 billion. Reltio recently reached centaur status with its $100 million ARR milestone.