Hardman Batchelor International, a global retained executive search firm, completes Vice President Americas Sales search for National Instruments Corporation.
AUSTIN, TEXAS, USA, August 15, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — Following a national search, global retained search firm Hardman Batchelor International has placed executive Jim Ramsey as the new Vice President, Americas Sales of National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ: NADI) effective immediately. Headquartered in Austin, National Instruments develops and manufactures software and hardware products that engineers and scientists use for test, control and embedded design applications. In 2017, the company sold products to more than 35,000 companies with revenues of more than $1.29 billion and global operations across 50 countries. The search was led by Managing Partner, Edward Batchelor, software & technology practice leader of HBI.
Jim Ramsey brings over 30 years’ experience in sales and sales strategy, joining NI two and a half years ago to spearhead the Americas Partner strategy and team. Prior to NI, Jim spent most of his career at Maxim Integrated where he drove design influence across a $1 billion business achieving double-digit growth. In this Vice President of Sales for the Americas, he will have overall responsibility for the development and execution of the sales plan (representing 40% of the revenue of NI) with responsibility to increase the Company’s market share as well as capture new customers. He will also have dotted line responsibility for the regional marketing and operations functions partnered with the Americas region which are now centralized globally.
“Jim Ramsey was a clear choice among a list of top national candidates given his relevant experience and admired reputation as a strong sales leader, mentor and coach.” Mr. Batchelor said.
Hardman Batchelor also recently placed Paul Horton as Vice President, Global Operations at National Instruments Corporation. He brought a wealth of experience in Global Finance, Information Solutions and Sales Operations across General Motors, EDS, Hewlett Packard Enterprises Services and DXC Technology (CSC and HP Enterprises Merger). He most recently served as the Vice President of Global Sales Operations at DXC where he led project teams that designed the new company’s sales organization, processes and compensation.
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