SaaS experience management vendor Medallia has announced the appointment of Heather Paterson as its new Country Manager for the A/NZ region. Paterson will be replacing Zach Hotchkiss, will lead Medallia’s Australia arm and additionally spearhead the launch of the Ground Operations team in New Zealand.
With an impressive leadership background and strong sales performance, Paterson has joined Medallia A/NZ Country Manager after 7 years of experience with a leading Saas fintech provider, Intralinks, where most recently she was the Director for APAC region.
Heather Paterson – Medallia Country Manager Australia & New Zealand
Before working at Intralinks for 7 years, Paterson held Business Development Management roles at Pareto Law, Southwestern Company and Pointpal. She also pursued LLB from the University of Glasgow.
At Medallia, Heather will lead its Australian team as it continues to back enterprise organizations in converting employee and customer feedback into actionable insights that help in optimizing experience. As the SaaS experience management vendor invests in the APAC region, Paterson will also lead the operations of Medallia NZ in the coming quarters.
On becoming a part of Medallia, Patterson says employee and customer experience management continues to gain significant traction across Australasia as companies recognise its importance in the ever-changing economic times. That makes it an exciting time to join the customer experience management company and she looks forward to working with the team to build on its strong foundations, she adds.
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Medallia is a market leading Experience Management that offers award-winning Experience Cloud and Saas platforms. The customer experience management company pioneers the market in understanding and managing the customer, employee and citizen experience.
Gavin Selkirk, Vice President and General Manager Medallia APAC says Heather’s result-oriented approach, her ability to build and manage teams and a strong background in fintech services means that she is ideally suited to run the company’s business across A/NZ. Australia is Medallia’s first office in this region and as it grows, they look forward to building a presence in New Zealand which Heather will play an integral role in building.
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