Portrait is clearly at an exciting stage in its development, having transitioned into a successful customer marketing applications company. The company has an increasing number of high calibre reference customers to whom they are delivering exceptional levels of ROI and I look forward to assisting Luke and the team in building on this excellent platform.
(PRWEB) April 29, 2009
Henley-on-Thames, UK (PRWEB) - Portrait Software, a leader in Customer Interaction software, is pleased to announce the appointment to the Board of Richard Goat as Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.
Goat, 65, has over forty years experience in the IT industry, deploying computer hardware, software and consultancy services for management applications in insurance, banking, financial services, retail and health sectors. That experience has been gained across a wide spectrum of companies, from large multinationals to fast-growing start-ups. This includes 15 years with IBM in Canada and the UK as well as more recently with LSE-listed Alterian plc.
Richard Goat, Non-Executive Director of Portrait Software commented, "Portrait is clearly at an exciting stage in its development, having transitioned into a successful customer marketing applications company. The company has an increasing number of high calibre reference customers to whom they are delivering exceptional levels of ROI and I look forward to assisting Luke and the team in building on this excellent platform."
Luke McKeever, CEO of Portrait Software, commented, "I am delighted to be able to welcome Richard onto the Board of Portrait. His expertise will be invaluable to us as we seek to build on our enhanced operational focus and strong market positioning. We are confident in Portrait's capabilities and believe we have the management team and Board in place to execute and deliver long-term growth with enhanced shareholder value."
Richard Goat is currently a director of DRTV Limited and Blooming Older Limited. He was also previously a director of Triridium Limited until December 2008, and a director of Nvigorate Limited until September 2006.
About Portrait Software
Portrait Software enables organizations to engage with each of their customers as individuals, resulting in improved customer profitability, increased retention, reduced risk, and outstanding customer experiences. This is achieved through a suite of innovative, insight-driven applications which empower organizations to create enduring one-to-one relationships with their customers. The Portrait suite seamlessly integrates the world's most advanced customer analytics, powerful inbound and outbound campaign management, and best-in-class business process integration to drive real time customer interactions that communicate precisely the right message through the right channel, at the right time.
Our 300 + customers include industry-leading organizations in customer-intensive sectors. They include Merrill Lynch, Lloyds Banking Group, US Bank, Nationwide Building Society, T-Mobile, Telenor, Fingerhut, Bank of Ireland, Bank of Tokyo and Fiserv Bank Solutions. For more information on Portrait Software, please visit: http://www.portraitsoftware.com.
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