LONDON, United Kingdom, October 21, 2020 — Bazaarvoice Inc. today announced that it has appointed Ed Hill as Senior Vice President (SVP) EMEA. Hill, who brings over twenty years of experience from the cloud-based technology industry, will focus on executing the company strategy and accelerating growth in the company’s EMEA business and client base.
“Ed brings a wealth of knowledge, energy, and growth experience to the EMEA business,” said Keith Nealon, CEO, Bazaarvoice. “Throughout his career he has showcased his ability to grow business units and teams in innovative ways. Ed brings a level of strategic insight, customer-centric thinking, and passion that will help us scale the EMEA region to the next stage in its development.”
Hill spent the last year and a half at TIBCO as their UK and Ireland General Manager, where he worked to help transform the local brand to drive growth in customer acquisition and expansion.
Prior to TIBCO, Hill spent over five years at SAP running the UK sales organization, driving innovation and business transformation, making it into one of SAP’s most established markets. Hill gained valuable experience running large business divisions across localized regions, providing him with experience in scaling a business whilst ensuring the customer is at the heart of every decision made.
“The Bazaarvoice platform is hugely relevant and valuable to consumers, brands, and retailers alike, increasingly so in the current climate.” said Hill. “To join such an innovative and market-defining business at a time when it is partnering with the world’s leading brands to transform e-commerce from a solely transactional service into a personalized browsing and shopping experience was an opportunity I couldn’t pass up. The exciting, dynamic nature of the business is a testament to the culture and leadership team that I am so thrilled to work with.”
Hill assumed his role as SVP EMEA in October 2020, and will be based in the Bazaarvoice EMEA head office in London.
Thousands of the world’s leading brands and retailers trust Bazaarvoice technology, services, and expertise to drive revenue, extend reach, gain actionable insights, and create loyal advocates. Bazaarvoice’s extensive global retail, social, and search syndication network, product-passionate community, and enterprise-level technology provide the tools brands and retailers need to create smarter shopper experiences across the entire customer journey. www.bazaarvoice.com