|[January 23, 2013]
Allegiance Names Dana Russell as Chief Financial Officer
SALT LAKE CITY --(Business Wire)--
a provider of VOCi
(Voice of Customer Intelligence) technology and services, today
announced that Dana Russell has been appointed chief financial officer
(CFO). In this position, Russell will be responsible for all operational
functions at Allegiance (News - Alert), including human resources, facilities, sales
operations, finance and accounting.
Russell brings a proven combination of strong strategic, financial and
management skills to Allegiance. Russell was formerly the senior vice
president and chief financial officer at Novell (News - Alert), a global publicly
traded software company. He helped lead the definitive merger agreement
between Novell and Attachmate valued at $2.2 billion and a business and
patent cooperation agreement with Microsoft (News - Alert) valued at over $450 million.
"Dana has a reputation for working through complex situations and
completing difficult transactions," said Carine Clark, president and CEO
of Allegiance. "His depth of experience in corporate finance, strategic
business initiatives and the unique requirements of growth-oriented
companies will strengthen the Allegiance management team."
"As a leader in the Voice of Customer software market, Allegiance
represents a tremendous growth opportunity, and I am excited to be a
part of it," said Russell. "Allegiance has an outstanding staff of
experts with a great vision for the future."
Prior to his tenure as CFO at Novell, Russell held other senior finance
positions at Novell, WordPerfect and PricewaterhouseCoopers (News - Alert). He is a
certified public accountant licensed in the state of Utah and has a
masters degree in accounting from Weber State University.
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About Allegiance, Inc.
Allegiance, Inc. helps companies translate customer insights into
actionable business intelligence. Using Voice of Customer intelligence
(VOCi™), Allegiance combines any form of Voice
of the Customer (VOC) data with any operational data (CRM,
financial, etc.) to create actionable customer intelligence delivered in
the cloud. Allegiance multi-channel, 360
degree feedback collection includes ad-hoc, transaction,
relationship, and customer experience surveys, solicited feedback
through Web sites and phone, and unsolicited, unstructured feedback from
social media. Allegiance ranked No. 5 on the Inc. 500 list of
fastest-growing private software companies in 2009, and was named a "Top
10" by Software 500 in 2010. For more information about Allegiance,
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