DETROIT, Nov. 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Covisint Corporation (Nasdaq:COVS), provider of a B2B Cloud Platform that ensures trusted information gets where it needs to go securely and seamlessly, today announced that Aaron Aubrecht will join the company on December 1, 2014, as Senior Vice President, Products and Marketing. In this senior executive role, Aubrecht will oversee Covisint's product management and product marketing organizations, including setting the platform product direction and strategy for the company.
"Aaron's exemplary track record in successfully building and developing teams across product management and product marketing will be invaluable as we continue to capitalize on the tremendous market opportunity for connecting trusted information with the right people at the right place and time," said Covisint Chairman and CEO Sam Inman. "Covisint was an early pioneer in the cloud and the Internet of Things, and Aaron's expertise and experience in leading these functions will be essential in driving Covisint and our B2B Cloud Platform forward."
Aubrecht has more than 15 years of experience in technology and leading product teams, most recently serving as Vice President, Products, SaaS Solutions & Enablement in EMC's Information Intelligence Group. Prior to EMC, he held the role of Senior Director, Product Management in Symantec's Enterprise Security Group. Aubrecht has also served in various roles at McKinsey & Company, Morgan Stanley, Accenture and in the United States Air Force.
"Covisint is the leader in securely connecting customer, business partner, and employee ecosystems via the cloud," added Aubrecht. "The emergence of smart, connected products as part of this ecosystem will enable new business models for our customers and fundamentally reshape competition – Covisint's platform will be at the heart of this, enabling enterprises around the world to take advantage of these new opportunities. I look forward to working with the Covisint leadership team to build upon the company's success in key markets, drive continued innovation in the platform, and grow our business."
Covisint provides a single entry point for business partners, customers and employees to connect with enterprises that ensures trusted information gets to the right people and place at the right time. Covisint's B2B Cloud Platform enables solutions that allow enterprises and industries to solve complex information and user management challenges across Business-to-Partner (B2P), Business-to-Customer (B2C) and Business-to-Enterprise (B2E) relationships. Today, Covisint powers, secures, and connects more than 212,000 business partners and customers to some of the world's leading global enterprises across multiple industries. Learn more at www.covisint.com.
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