Eloqua Names Alex Shootman SVP of Worldwide Sales

Industry Veteran Joins Company to Continue Fast Growth

USA (July 09, 2009) –

Eloqua, the category-defining leader in marketing automation, today announced the appointment of Alex Shootman to the position of senior vice president of worldwide sales. Shootman is joining Eloqua during a period of strong growth and financial health. The company has seen a record first half for 2009, achieved profitability in a down market and continued industry-leading product innovation.

“I am excited to welcome Alex to Eloqua’s executive leadership team,” said Joe Payne, CEO, Eloqua. “Alex brings impressive global sales experience and an extraordinary track record of driving growth. His proven leadership and experience will bring immediate value to our customers, prospects, employees, and investors.”

“Eloqua is ideally positioned as the leader in marketing automation – with an impressive customer base around the world, great people and a solid financial foundation,” said Shootman. “I am enthusiastic about being part of a company that is changing the way organizations everywhere do business.”

Most recently, Shootman was the senior vice president of sales and services for Vignette responsible for all global field sales activities. Prior to Vignette, Shootman served as executive vice president of worldwide sales and marketing at TeleTech and was responsible for all revenue generating and market facing activities at the global business process outsourcing (BPO) company. Prior to TeleTech, Shootman held the position of vice president of sales and services for the Americas region at BMC. At BMC, he oversaw sales, pre-sales, professional services and customer support. Shootman began his career with IBM Corporation. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.
About Eloqua

Eloqua helps clients dramatically accelerate revenue growth through Revenue Performance Management. Eloqua provides powerful business insight to inform marketing and sales decisions today that drive revenue growth tomorrow. The company’s mission is to make its customers the fastest growing companies on earth. Thousands of users rely on the power of Eloqua to execute, automate, and measure programs that accelerate revenue growth. Eloqua’s customers include Adobe, AON, Dow Jones, ADP, Fidelity, Polycom, and National Instruments. The company is headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, with offices in Toronto, London, Singapore and throughout North America. For more information, visit www.eloqua.com, subscribe to the It’s All About Revenue blog, call 866-327-8764, or email demand@eloqua.com.

Source: Eloqua