Swiftpage Completes Acquisition of Sage ACT! and Sage SalesLogix Businesses
New Executive Team Named as Company Brings Together Marketing and CRM Products
in Integrated Portfolio
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- March 20, 2013
Swiftpage announced today it has finalized its acquisition of the ACT! and
SalesLogix customer relationship management (CRM) businesses from The Sage
Group plc. The new combined company, which now provides integrated marketing
and CRM solutions to more than 1,000 resellers and millions of end users
worldwide, is headquartered in Colorado and has 300 employees in offices in
the United States and the United Kingdom.
Swiftpage President and CEO H. John Oechsle said Swiftpage now delivers the
most complete suite of products to help businesses of all sizes convert leads,
retain customers and grow. “Whether you’re starting out with a Swiftpage
solution, are a thriving small business using ACT! or you’re an established
enterprise using SalesLogix, you now have full access to a range of starting
contact management, advanced CRM, and market leading email and social
marketing products. It’s the best path for growth, backed by a team united in
our goal to help businesses prosper.” Oechsle’s brief video comments about the
acquisition gave further details.
Yacov Wrocherinsky, Founder, President and CEO of Infinity Info Systems, said
the combined company will bring significant benefits to resellers and
customers. "We have some of the largest SalesLogix customers in the country,
with global and highly complex implementations. The SalesLogix product line is
going into the right hands. Swiftpage people are passionate and talented, and
they are focused on innovation. I'm very excited about the future of the
company and products."
Mark Hammer is co-owner of DesignR1 Software, the largest ACT! consulting
company and the largest reseller of ACT! software in North America. He said
he’s happy about the acquisition for many reasons. “Swiftpage will make the
strategic investments and provide the needed product and executive leadership
that will benefit everyone, especially my customers. I could not be more
Swiftpage also announced its Executive Team, which includes Oechsle and
Swiftpage Founder and Chairman Bob Ogdon. Additional members are:
*Bob Anderson, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Swiftpage
*Jay Benson, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
*Lanae Fehr, Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
*Frank Johnson, Founder and Chief Architect
*Greg Lems, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
*Lorcan Malone, Senior Vice President and General Manager, SalesLogix
*Dan Ogdon, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Swiftpage and ACT!
*Matt Showalter, Founder and Strategic Alliances
Swiftpage’s integrated marketing and CRM solutions enable customers to
transform and grow their businesses. Our full suite of products include email
marketing, social media marketing, contact management and CRM solutions for
businesses of all sizes, from those just getting started to well-established
enterprises. Swiftpage is based in Colorado and has 300 employees in offices
around the world. For more information visit http://swiftpage.com.
Lindsey Weinig, +1-303-895-5289
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