Proven Executive to Leverage Experience in Building Businesses for Growth and Success
REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – May 7, 2013 – Saba (OTC Pink: SABA), the premier provider of people-centric enterprise solutions, announced today the appointment of Mark W. Robinson as Chief Financial Officer. Saba anticipates that Mr. Robinson will assume his new position with the Company on or prior to June 3, 2013. In this role, Mr. Robinson will report to the Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Robinson brings to Saba 25 years of executive leadership experience in building a range of technology companies. He joins Saba after spending nearly five years with Calypso Technology, Inc., where he served as Chief Financial Officer for this multinational software and professional services company. Prior to joining Calypso Technology, Inc., he served as Chief Financial Officer of Discus Dental, a manufacturer of consumer goods and medical devices. He was previously Chief Financial Officer of Q Comm International, a leader in prepaid telecommunication products. He also served in several other management roles at companies including Prometrix/KLA-Tencor and Hewlett Packard Corporation.
“Mark brings deep experience from technology companies and important leadership skills that will help drive the planning and execution of our immediate and long-term financial strategies,” said Shawn Farshchi, interim Chief Executive Officer of Saba. “He is joining at a pivotal point in our evolution. His experience will prove invaluable as we aim to expand our reach into new markets and penetrate key segments.”
Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Robinson said, “This is an exciting time to be joining Saba. The company is executing on its cloud product strategy for next-generation talent management solutions, is led by a talented team and is positioned to address very attractive markets. I am energized by the challenge and look forward to contributing to the company’s success.”
Mr. Robinson earned his M.B.A. and B.S. in Finance & Marketing from The University of Utah, Salt Lake City.
Saba (OTC Pink: SABA) enables global organizations to build a transformative workplace that leverages the advent of social networking in business and the ubiquity of mobile to empower an organization’s most mission-critical assets – its people. The company provides a set of people-centric enterprise solutions to various businesses and industries worldwide. Saba delivers cloud-based learning, performance, planning and collaboration solutions to transform the way people work.
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