RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- AXS-One Inc. (AMEX: AXO), a leading provider of scalable high-performance records compliance management software solutions, today announced that Phil Rugani, previously Vice President of IBMs Americas Enterprise Content Management Division, has been named Executive Vice President, Field Operations. Mr. Rugani, who will report directly to Chairman and CEO Bill Lyons, brings years of experience in executive sales positions at prominent software companies and a wealth of industry know-how and expertise to his new role.
Mr. Rugani comes to AXS-One directly from FileNet, a content and process management solution provider that was acquired by IBM in November 2006. Since January 2003 he has been with FileNet, where he served as Senior Vice President, Americas, and Worldwide Channel Operations. In that capacity, he not only expanded the companys enterprise sales operation but also helped manage the transition to IBM. Earlier, Mr. Rugani held senior sales leadership positions at some of the most recognizable enterprise software providers in the world, including Oracle, Informix and Alta Vista. For AXS-One, Rugani will manage worldwide sales, professional services, reseller and channel operations.
Phil Rugani makes a welcome addition to the management team at AXS-One, Lyons noted. He brings a unique combination of skills and experience to this role, from proven worldwide enterprise sales to expertise in this market segment. Phil is exactly the right person to manage operations as we build on our strategy to take AXS-One products and services to a growing customer base around the world.