LONDON–July 8, 2020– New Relic, Inc. (NYSE: NEWR), the industry’s largest and most comprehensive cloud-based observability platform built to help customers create more perfect software, today announced that Steve Hurn has joined New Relic as executive vice president, and general manager of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Reporting directly to president and chief operating officer Michael Christenson, Hurn is responsible for driving the success of New Relic's customers across the region.
Hurn joins New Relic from TIBCO Software, where he served as president, global sales, responsible for all regional sales, global pre-sales, high-velocity sales, and partner sales. Previously, he served as head of EMEA sales, and SVP of global sales. Prior to joining TIBCO, Hurn held senior roles at SAP, Oracle, and served as CEO at various startups.
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“Steve is a growth leader, with experience helping TIBCO’s customers transition into the cloud era,” said Michael Christenson, president and chief operating officer, New Relic. “As our EVP and GM of EMEA, Steve will drive New Relic’s strategy focused on the success of our customers and partners across the region.”
New Relic has a unique opportunity to help the growing number of companies who are moving their business models to digital but are still struggling to truly understand the performance of the software powering their growth,” said Steve Hurn, EVP and GM, EMEA. “I look forward to leading our teams to fuel the next stage of our growth by focusing on the success of our customers and partners across EMEA.”
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