Jim Kruger Joins Veeam as CMO
Veeam® Software, the leader in Backup solutions that deliver Cloud Data Management™, announced that Jim Kruger has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Kruger, promoted from his previous role as Senior Vice President (SVP) of Product & Solutions Marketing, will lead Veeam’s global marketing organization and continue to strengthen the company’s brand momentum as the #1 provider for Backup solutions that deliver Cloud Data Management.
“Jim has been a fantastic addition to the Veeam team, and since he joined the company in 2017, has been instrumental in transforming our messaging, go-to-market programs and helping us cement our leadership position in the market,” said Ratmir Timashev, Co-Founder and EVP, Sales & Marketing at Veeam. “
“The way we interact with data is changing and companies are looking to embrace multi-cloud solutions to deliver simple, flexible and reliable ways to manage data, no matter where it resides,” commented Jim Kruger, Chief Marketing Officer at Veeam. “Veeam provides the most robust Cloud Data Management solutions on the market and we are able to help companies of all sizes manage and protect their data across any environment.”
Kruger has more than 25 years of experience in leading all facets of marketing. In his role as SVP of Product & Solution Marketing for Veeam, he oversaw all aspects of product and alliance solutions marketing, plus competitive, research and sales acceleration. Prior to Veeam, he was CMO at Intermedia, offering Unified Communications as a service to small businesses.