Destinator adds new CFO after other executive recruitments

Destinator adds new CFO after other executive recruitments
Destinator Technologies, a Canadian headquartered navigation software company, yesterday announced the appointment of Inder Duggal as its Chief Corporate Officer and CFO. This appointment is the latest in a series that includes a CEO, a VP product management and marketing and a VP European sales in the last six months.

Inder Duggal brings three decades of strategic, financial and operational experience to Destinator. Previously, he was Director on the Board and CFO, Secretary and Treasurer of Hummingbird Ltd, a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions. There, he played an integral role in growing the business from 25 to over 1,400 employees with over US$ 250 million in revenues and offices in more than 40 countries. He was with Hummingbird for over 14 years and played a key role in the recent acquisition of the company.

Before Hummingbird, Inder spent nine years with a French bank, where he was responsible for international banking and financial controls and reporting. Prior to that, he worked for a Tata company in India. He becomes a member of Destinator’s executive management team, succeeding Bill Kertes who has retired.

A new team steering the wheel at Destinator
Destinator has seen a large change in its executive team in the last 6 months. Brian Barry who was previously a member of Destinator’s board stepped up as CEO in January. A former executive at Ericsson, he brought in old colleagues. In March John Craig joins the company’s executive management team as VP Product Management and Marketing with global responsibility for the company’s product rollout and marketing programmes. Previously he was VP Product Management at Cambridge Positioning Systems, John also has some 15 years experience working for Ericsson in a number of senior product management and marketing roles. He was followed by Audrey McCallum, who has been appointed VP Sales for Europe. Previously, Audrey held senior sales and business development roles at Ericsson, working with mobile operators such as Vodafone, T Mobile and 02.

Friday, August 17th 2007

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