SolArc names product marketing VP
Houston, October 24, 2010
SolArc, a global provider of commodity trading and risk management solutions headquartered in Houston, has appointed Alan Gunn as the new vice president, Product Marketing.
In his new role, Gunn will oversee all product marketing activities including market assessment and strategic product planning, the company said in a statement.
Gunn joined SolArc in May 2009 to direct the sales strategy for the banking and natural gas market segments.
With more than 20 years of experience in energy, technology, and commodities trading and risk management, Gunn’s leadership and expertise has helped position SolArc as an industry leader in these markets, it added.
“This new role will enhance our ability to effectively communicate our vision of the next generation of CTRM solutions to customers and the market. Alan’s knowledge of the industry is an important asset to assess market opportunities, define strategic direction, and execute the SolArc vision,” said Brad Anderson, SolArc CEO.
“Alan’s experience and knowledge makes him uniquely qualified to lead SolArc’s product marketing efforts,” said Steve Odom, SolArc COO.
“His expertise in the industry and extensive understanding of SolArc solutions will allow him to have an immediate impact in leading our product marketing strategy,” he added.
Prior to SolArc, Gunn served in senior sales management positions with Kiodex and Altra Energy Technologies, and he was responsible for launching and developing offices in London and Singapore for Sungard Kiodex.
Gunn has significant expertise in natural gas trading and transportation, and led Vitria and Manugistics into the creation of global energy vertical markets. Gunn is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.-TradeArabia News Service