Pegasystems Appoints Edward Hughes Global Sales Executive

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 27 — Pegasystems Inc. (Nasdaq: PEGA), the leader in unified process and rules technology, today announced the appointment of Edward Hughes as senior vice president, Global Sales.

"Pegasystems is the leader in a growing market," said Edward Hughes. "I am excited to join this world-class company and help foster continued growth on a world-wide basis."

Edward Hughes joins Pegasystems with an extensive sales background including domestic and international experience. Most recently at IBM, in his role as vice president of Sales, he led sales in the Americas for the Software Development Tools group. Previously, Hughes was vice president of Sales for Rational Software, responsible for the pan-European organization including sales, service and support. He began his software sales career at Compuware Corporation, a recognized leader in enterprise software and IT services.

Alan Trefler, CEO and founder commented, "We are delighted to welcome Edward to Pegasystems. His experience with other leading software companies makes him a superb addition to our organization."

About Pegasystems

Pegasystems (NASDAQ: PEGA) develops strategic applications for marketing, sales, service, and operations. Pega’s applications streamline critical business operations, connect enterprises to their customers seamlessly in real-time across channels, and adapt to meet rapidly changing requirements. Pega’s Global 3000 customers include many of the world’s most sophisticated and successful enterprises. Pega’s applications, available in the cloud or on-premises, are built on its unified Pega 7 platform, which uses visual tools to easily extend and change applications to meet clients’ strategic business needs. Pega’s clients report that Pega gives them the fastest time to value, extremely rapid deployment, efficient re-use, and global scale. For more information, please visit us at

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