Who are SAS?
SAS were established in 1976 and are a global leader in business analytics software and services. With 400 offices in 54 countries, over 11,000 employees and 4.5 million users worldwide, they are the largest privately held software company in the world. Their products include Enterprise Risk Management: Asset and Liability Management, Credit Risk Management, Enterprise Fraud and Financial Crime, Firmwide Risk, Operational Risk Management and Market Risk Management.
What was the brief?
SAS were looking for an Account Executive to be based from France, local to Paris. They were looking for someone with a history of over-achievement in developing existing accounts and also hunting out new business.
What was our process?
JPS Selection drew up a shortlist of 35 potential candidates for the role, and spoke with 26 before putting forward the successful candidate. Their profile was discussed with SAS via telephone conference. Our candidate had previously spent six years at a large software organisation selling ERP, CRM, EPM and Fusion Middleware. They had also spent time working with HCM Solutions at another organisation.
What was the outcome?
Following a round of interviews JPS’ candidate was placed within the role at SAS.
More information on SAS can be found here: www.sas.com
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