Kx Adds Steven Forsythe as Head of European Sales

Forsythe joins Kx from the Omnetric Group, a joint venture of Siemens and Accenture.

Kx, a division of First Derivatives plc, announced this Wednesday that it has added Steven Forsythe, a professional with a track record in sales-based roles, to its senior management team as its Head of European Sales for Industry.

Forsythe joins Kx from the Omnetric Group, a joint venture of Siemens and Accenture. At the company, he was the Global Head of Sales, a position he held from March 2013 until May 2018.

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Steven Forsythe’s Qualifications

During his more than decade-long career, he has gained experience in building sales revenue in both new and developing markets. Before working at Omnetric Group, Forsythe was employed at eMeter Corporation, a provider of data management solutions.

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While at eMeter Corporation, Forsythe was the Business Development Director for Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region. He originally joined the company in October 2009 and worked with the firm in that role for three and a half years. In 2013, he was promoted to Global Business Development with the company and worked in this position for more than five years.

Brian Conlon, CEO at First Derivatives and Kx
Brian Conlon
Source: Financial Times

Commenting on the appointment, Brian Conlon, CEO, said: “We are delighted to welcome Steven to the senior management team at this exciting time for the company. With over 20 years of experience in industry, I am confident that Steven will strengthen our business across key markets, including telecoms, energy and manufacturing.”

According to his LinkedIn, Forsythe began his career in October of 2004. His first job was at WCS Consultants where he was a Freelance Business Development Consultant, a position he held for slightly over six years.

Steven Forsythe the Head of European Sales at Kx
Steven Forsythe
Source: LinkedIn

Speaking on his new role, Forsythe added: “The Kx product set is world class. I look forward to expanding our team and exploiting our growing momentum in markets such as Industrial IoT where the power of Kx delivers a real and valuable advantage.”

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