Genesys Promotes Tom Eggemeier to President

Genesys has promoted Tom Eggemeier, its executive vice president of sales, services, and support, to president.

"This new and well-deserved position recognizes Tom's proven leadership and numerous contributions he has made to Genesys," said Paul Segre, CEO of Genesys, in a statement. "I am confident that his appointment positions us well to fulfil our ambition to become the undisputed leader of the emerging omnichannel engagement market."

Since 2012, Eggemeier has been instrumental in helping the company achieve more than 40 percent revenue growth by leading global sales to address new market opportunities and by taking advantage of a new and expanded Genesys product portfolio that includes native workforce optimization and digital solutions, among others.

"I am thrilled to bring our mission of powering the world's best customer experiences to every customer and partner engagement we have," Eggemeier said in a statement. "I am inspired every day by the passion my fellow Genesys employees have for making customers successful and consider it an honour to be part of the team."

Current Chief Financial and Operating Officer James Budge will be leaving Genesys at the end of this year.