Cision has appointed Abe Smith as president of EMEAI, a new position on its leadership team.
Smith was previously group VP of sales for emerging markets at Oracle, VP of business development and channel alliances at Badgeville, and VP and GM for the Americas and Asia-Pacific at Mindjet, according to his LinkedIn account. He also held several roles at Cisco WebEx.
Cision reported organic revenue growth of 1.8% in the second quarter to $157.1 million.
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