Software AG Names Alliances, Channels VP

She has more than 20 years of experience leading business development, strategic alliance and partner channel management at software and technology companies.

Edward Gately, Senior News Editor

June 7, 2016

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Software AG's Laura McCluerSoftware AG, the Germany-based IoT and analytics company focused on a variety of industry verticals, has named Laura McCluer its new vice president of alliances and channels.

Effective immediately, McCluer will manage and execute Software AG’s channel and partner initiatives and strategies in North America. She will focus on strengthening and expanding the company’s footprint across the region.

Prior to joining Software AG, McCluer was Ancile’s director of global partnerships and alliances.

McCluer has more than 20 years of experience leading business development, strategic-alliance and partner-channel management at software and technology companies, including Ancile, CA Technologies and Novell, where she grew partner ecosystems and developed strategic partnerships with the likes of Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, IBM, HP, Dell, EMC, Intel, Oracle and Cisco.{ad}

“Throughout her career, Laura has demonstrated outstanding leadership and achieved significant success building and growing partner ecosystems,” said Kevin Niblock, Software AG’s chief operating officer for North America. “She has an excellent track record of helping channel partners perform to their highest potential and growing their businesses. We are delighted to have Laura join Software AG in this new role, and I am confident that her leadership, high energy and results-oriented approach will serve to further fuel Software AG’s ambitious plans across North America, and lead her team to new heights.”

Software AG said it is bolstering its investment in its partner channel to strengthen current relationships and build new partnerships supporting digital transformation in key industry segments.

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About the Author(s)

Edward Gately

Senior News Editor, Channel Futures

As news editor, Edward Gately covers cybersecurity, new channel programs and program changes, M&A and other IT channel trends. Prior to Informa, he spent 26 years as a newspaper journalist in Texas, Louisiana and Arizona.

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