David Eaton joins Alight as Vice President of Marketing and Communications
SAN FRANCISCO – APRIL 6, 2014 – Alight, a fast-growing and innovative provider of industry-specific software applications, today announced that David Eaton has joined as vice president, marketing and communications.
“David’s long track record of success and his deep marketing experience will be instrumental in helping drive Alight into its next stage of growth,” said Michele McGovern, CEO of Alight. “We’re thrilled that he has joined our leadership team to aggressively execute our industry-focused strategy. He brings a great breadth of experience, from emerging brands to billion dollar industry leaders.”
Most recently, Eaton was head of direct marketing and brand for IDEXX Laboratories (NASDAQ: IDXX), the world’s largest provider of veterinary diagnostic tests and instruments. Prior to IDEXX, David was global head of marketing for enterprise software companies including Iris Financial Solutions, India-based Mascon Global Limited, Paris software firm Linedata (EURONEXT: LIN), and TenFold Corporation’s financial services subsidiary.
“It’s an exciting time to join Alight. With market-leading firms in multiple industries, I see huge potential,” said Eaton. “Alight’s industry-specific financial optimization solutions will change the way people run their businesses. Alight has systematically built and proven its patented platform across many industries and is now well positioned to scale its industry-focused product businesses. I look forward to working with the Alight team to create rapid growth.”
Alight is a fast-growing provider of industry-specific applications that help firms transform how they view financial planning and make it a constant and relevant part of their businesses. Alight has over 300 customers, across some of the most dynamic and complex industries, including financial services, telecommunications, healthcare, mining and food and beverage. Alight is committed to helping customers achieve and sustain top financial performance.