The hire comes ahead of an aggressive business drive in Britain by the US-based company, which is headed by ex-PeopleSoft finance chief Kevin Parker.
Deltek notched up record revenues of £56m for the six months to the end of June 2006, a 62 per cent year-on-year increase. It has recently launched a number of new products and has grown to 1,000 employees globally.
Whiteoaks triumphed in a five-way pitch. Associate director Laura Slade will lead the account.