Pegasystems Opens Seventh European Office in Zürich

ZÜRICH, 24th November 2008 Supporting company growth with new customers in the central European region, Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA), the leader in Business Process Management (BPM) software, today announced that it has opened its seventh European office, Pegasystems AG, in the heart of the financial district of Zürich.  The office is the second major new address that Pegasystems has opened in Europe this year, the previous opening being at the World Trade Center in Amsterdam during the summer.

Pegasystems AG is a legal entity, with Ulrich Janda, sales director and managing director of Pegasystems AG, stating, “We have been performing very well in central Europe, in spite of the tough economy we currently face.  We deal with a number of major Swiss banks and a commitment of this magnitude is part of our continued expansion across Europe.”

He continues, “We have a number of relationships with global companies which have their head-quarters in Switzerland and we are very keen to demonstrate our commitment by getting geographically closer to them and ensure that doing business with Pegasystems is as convenient as possible.  Our proposition is perfectly positioned, especially in today’s market, to help our customers in the financial and banking sectors who are looking for greater agility to apply rapid process change to their businesses and deal with global forces around them.”

Significant new hires have been made to support the region, with Sascha Meyer joining as an account executive from Credit Suisse and Daniel Steiner, senior sales consultant.  Janda concludes, “This is not just about the sales team, we also have professional services and consulting services personnel in place and we are looking to increase the team in the near future.  This is all part of our plan to continue improving our customer service and account management to the world class standards that our customers have come to expect.”

The office is situated at the following address:

Pegasystems AG

Dreikönig-Strasse, 31a

8002, Zürich

Schweiz

 

Pegasystems is a 25 year old software veteran and has been helping customers to implement rules-based BPM solutions in Europe for more than 15 years.  Customers in the central European region date back to 1989.

 

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 www.pega.com.

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