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Percussion Appoints Deidre Diamond to President and Chief Operating Officer(March 16, 2012)
WOBURN, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/16/12 -- Percussion Software, a leading provider of web content management and content marketing software, today announced that Chief Operating Officer Deidre Diamond has been appointed company president, effective immediately. She will retain her role as COO and continue to report directly to the Chairman of the Board, Barry Reynolds.
"The decision to expand Deidre's role reflects the confidence we have in her ability and the excellent leadership she has provided since she joined Percussion 14 months ago," said Reynolds. "The transformation Deidre has been responsible for -- both in the organization and in fueling the growth of the business -- is truly remarkable. We look forward to her continued success."
Since joining Percussion as COO from Boston-based Rapid7, Diamond has transitioned the company to focus on key growth sectors including High Tech, Education, Internet and New Media, and Government, highlighted by new client site-launches such as Mass.gov, BoatU.S., Lancaster Bible College, Georgia Southwestern State, and a number of agencies under the Department of Health and Human Services, among others. Percussion has maintained steady growth in each quarter since Diamond joined the company, and Percussion CM1 Version 2 delivered record growth in the 4th Quarter of 2011. Coincident with Diamond's appointment to President, Joseph Wykes has left the company to pursue other opportunities.
Added Diamond: "Our team has shown tremendous drive and innovation as we have transformed web content management into something that is truly affordable. We have shown that WCM can be delivered as a true software application and our engineering team has made this possible.
"I am proud to be part of this team and of all that we have achieved so far. We will continue to focus on 'what's possible' as a model to push our organization forward and I look forward to the team's ongoing collaboration as we work to continually bring value to our community."
About Percussion Software
Percussion's software enable you to take control over your web content management and content marketing strategies to increase traffic, drive revenue, improve engagement, and create compelling online customer experiences. Delivered in a highly usable and affordable product package, hundreds of leading companies, education institutions, and government agencies are using Percussion to lower the costs of their content strategies and gain the flexibility to address "What's Next" on the web. Leading customers include vegas.com, weather.com, AutoTrader.com, Rentokil, Watchguard Technologies, Lancaster Bible College, Sunoco, The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the City of Corpus Christi, Saba Software, the U.S. General Services Administration, and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. To learn more, visit www.percussion.com.
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