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BPM Software Leader Nimbus Expands North American Operation With Key Hire In Toronto

Posted: 07/12/2011
Process Excellence Network
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Lia Grimanis joins as Vice President, Regional Head - Nimbus Financial Services Americas, to deliver business process improvement, operational risk and compliance solutions to financial services market

London/New York – 13 July 2011: Nimbus announced today that it has appointed Lia Grimanis to spearhead financial services sales in North America. Based in Toronto, Lia will provide the territory and sector knowledge needed to build on Nimbus’ existing North American business, which already includes financial services customers such as RBC, Barclays, HSBC, JP Morgan, Northern Trust, Farm Credit Canada and ATB Financial. The expansion in Canada follows significant investment during the past year, including the establishment of a North American head office in San Francisco.

Lia will be responsible for business development, strategic account management and managing channel alliances in the region. Her appointment follows increasing regional demand for solutions powered by Nimbus Control BPM software, including - business process improvement, operational risk & control, business services and integrated compliance management. Lia brings to Nimbus 11 years of enterprise software sales experience gained with firms including SAS, Information Builders and Dialog.

Commenting on her appointment Antony Bream, SVP Financial Services Sector at Nimbus said: "We are delighted that Lia has joined the Nimbus team. Her proven track record in the industry gives me great confidence that our expansion in the region will accelerate. Lia is extremely well known in Toronto due to her previous philanthropic work, so we look forward to her helping Nimbus become equally well known and trusted in the region."

Lia said: "I joined Nimbus on the recommendation of mutual clients, who were incredibly enthusiastic about the Nimbus Control software product and the people who implement and support it. For me the culture of the company is really important. I’ve joined a company which not only impresses me and has a great culture, but will I’m sure delight my customers. For financial services firms robust, holistic business processes and improvements to operational risk control and compliance are mandatory. Nimbus Control makes that faster and easier. This is a fantastic opportunity to build on the success Nimbus has already achieved in the region."

Nimbus Control is an enterprise business process improvement solution that allows users to capture, manage and deploy operational processes. It provides support information to all staff, wherever they are, across the web or on a mobile device, delivered either on premise or as software as a service (SaaS).

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About Nimbus

Nimbus makes life at work easier, faster and more valuable for millions of employees. Since its inception in 1997, Nimbus has helped over 700 organizations - including AstraZeneca, Barclays, Chevron, HSBC, JP Morgan, RBC, RBS, Sara Lee, Sony, Toyota and ThyssenKrupp - and is a trusted business partner amongst its clients.

Nimbus Control, a unique business process management (BPM) software application, allows clients to capture, manage and deploy their operational processes and supporting information to their entire workforce wherever they are, across the web or on a mobile device, and is delivered either on premise or as software as a service (SaaS).

Nimbus provides the software and a proven implementation methodology, training and consulting services to clients globally from its 10 offices around the world and through its certified partners. Clients have found that the Nimbus approach to process management delivers faster and more successful results for a wide-range of process-led initiatives.

Nimbus is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner (ISV), an SAP Software Partner, an Oracle Partner and a Salesforce.com Partner.

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