Roundup: Adobe, Intel, Cemex-SAP, Elipse-Epesa

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

US software company Adobe (Nasdaq: ADBE) has appointed two new executives, each responsible for the US, Canada and Latin America, the company said in a statement.

Garrett Ilg has been named VP of Americas field operations, and Bridget Perry has been appointed VP of Americas marketing.

Ilg will report to Adobe's senior VP of worldwide field operations, Matt Thompson, and will direct go-to-market initiatives for the company's digital marketing and enterprise solutions, and drive growth in the media and publishing segments.

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Perry will report to Adobe's senior VP of global marketing, Ann Lewnes, and will direct regional marketing strategy development and field execution in collaboration with the company's North America sales and global marketing team.


The Brazilian unit of US chip manufacturer Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) has appointed Fernando Loureiro as director for government relations, the company said in its Twitter account.

Loureiro was previously head of Dell's startup project in Brazil and director for 11 years. The executive has also worked for Brazilian PC maker Itautec, Compaq, Brazil's foreign affairs ministry and Roche Pharmaceuticals.


Mexican cement manufacturer Cemex (NYSE: CX) has completed integrating its SAP-based business platform for operations in Mexico, Spain and Costa Rica, SAP said in a statement.

The integration took nine months, with a national level scope including the cement, concrete and aggregates business lines.

The SAP platform implemented includes front office solutions for customer relationship management, accounts receivable, sales and distribution, and logistics execution. It also comprises back-office solutions for financial accounting, assets accounting, internal orders, materials management, plant maintenance, production planning and human resources, among others.


Brazilian industrial automation software producer Elipse has automated Pernambuco state power provider Epesa's thermoelectric plants Termomanaus and Pau Ferro I, Elipse said in a statement.

Using Elipse's systems, Epesa will be able to monitor in real time the various equipment in the plant, which is capable of generating up to 246 MW - enough to supply a city of up to 500,000 inhabitants.

Once logged into the system, users can access a representation of all the equipment and variables that make up the generation process.