CARY, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MercuryGate International, Inc., the industry-leading provider of transportation management software (TMS), continues to expand its top executive ranks and today announced that Karen Sage has been named new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). In this role, Sage will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s global marketing, communications, sales enablement, and go-to-market efforts as MercuryGate ramps up growth and expansion.
Sage is a veteran with more than 20 years of experience in business-to-business marketing and communications helping several industry leaders launch disruptive new categories, accelerate revenue growth, build leadership brands, and establish marketing organizations that scale globally.
She comes to MercuryGate most recently from spend management solution provider, SciQuest. Prior to SciQuest, she was at CA Technologies, a $4.5 billion security and technology management company where she served as vice president of marketing leading rapid growth initiatives. Her experiences leading growth also include multiple leadership roles during 15 years at Cisco. Sage started her career by inventing the NETSYS Performance tools at NETSYS Technologies, Inc., which was acquired by Cisco in 1996.
“Karen brings exceptional enterprise software and marketing leadership to MercuryGate,” said Monica B. Wooden, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, MercuryGate International, Inc. ”Our next phase of growth will center on our ability to target a much wider set of companies and build on our reputation for successful customer implementations. Karen’s depth of experience and proven success in leading growth is a tremendous addition to our business.”
Karen Sage stated, “MercuryGate has gained a loyal and enthusiastic customer base across transportation industries. I’m excited to be joining this team of experienced leaders. By scaling our marketing efforts, we can build on MercuryGate’s winning track record and bring our focus on delighting customers to an even wider audience.”
MercuryGate is the largest best of breed, global transportation management solution provider deployed on the cloud. The company provides a highly scalable platform that supports all modes of transportation (Parcel, LTL, Truckload, Air, Ocean, Rail, Intermodal) allowing companies to centrally manage transportation across divisions and business units with control tower visibility. MercuryGate’s solutions enable shippers, carriers, brokers, freight forwarders and third party logistics providers to procure, plan, optimize, execute and settle freight movements.
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