IRVINE, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Kofax plc (LSE:KFX), a leading provider of smart process applications for the business critical First Mile™ of customer interactions, today announced the appointment of Grant Johnson as its new Chief Marketing Officer. Mr. Johnson will be responsible for all marketing functions on a global basis, including corporate communications, demand generation, product marketing, marketing operations and related activities.
Grant Johnson, Chief Marketing Officer, Kofax plc (Photo: Business Wire)
"Grant brings extensive and very relevant global senior management and enterprise software marketing experience to Kofax. This includes time spent in the business process, enterprise content and customer relationship management markets where he’s had an impressive track record of effecting positive change and delivering results in a number of companies. He’s a great addition to our executive management team and will be instrumental in helping to drive our revenue growth strategies," said Reynolds C. Bish, Chief Executive Officer of Kofax.
Mr. Johnson said: "I'm thrilled to join Kofax at such an exciting time in its development. The company’s number one, market-leading position in multichannel capture demonstrates the strength of our global presence, hybrid go-to-market model and software portfolio. Being acknowledged as a leader in smart process applications will allow us to address larger and faster growing market opportunities than previously possible. I look forward to working with Reynolds, the executive management team and our employees across all functional areas to achieve Kofax’s revenue growth objectives.”
Prior to joining Kofax, Mr. Johnson was the Chief Marketing Officer of SDL plc, a provider of customer experience management solutions. Before that, he was Chief Marketing Officer of Pegasystems Inc., a leading provider of business process and customer relationship management software, during which time the company’s revenues more than doubled. He was previously a Vice President of Marketing at Guidance Software, Inc., a leading provider of eDiscovery and security solutions; FileNet Corporation, a leading provider of enterprise content management software; and FrontBridge Technologies Inc., a leading provider of SaaS-based email filtering solutions. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in political science from University of California, Santa Barbara and an M.B.A. from Pepperdine University.
Kofax plc (LSE:KFX) is a leading provider of innovative smart capture and process automation software and solutions for the business critical First Mile of customer interactions. These begin with an organization’s systems of engagement, which generate real time, information intensive communications from customers, and provide an essential connection to their systems of record, which are typically large scale, rigid enterprise applications and repositories not easily adapted to more contemporary technology. Success in the First Mile can dramatically improve an organization’s customer experience and greatly reduce operating costs, thus driving increased competitiveness, growth and profitability. Kofax software and solutions provide a rapid return on investment to more than 20,000 customers in financial services, insurance, government, healthcare, business process outsourcing and other markets. Kofax delivers these through its own sales and service organization, and a global network of more than 800 authorized partners in more than 75 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific. For more information, visit kofax.com.
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