Press Release

Information Builders Appoints Bill Harmer as Senior Vice President of EMEA

IT Industry Veteran Appointed to Lead Customer-Focused Teams, Which Help Organizations Derive Greater Value From Data Assets
New York, NY and London, UK

Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI), analytics, and data management solutions, has announced the appointment of Bill Harmer as senior vice president (SVP) for Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). Reporting to Chief Executive Officer Frank J. Vella, the SVP assumes responsibility for the management and operation of Information Builders’ business operations throughout EMEA.

Mr. Harmer has more than 30 years’ enterprise IT industry experience and a strong track record in building successful technology businesses, helping guide global organizations to optimize their business processes and drive better business outcomes. Holding an industry-sponsored MBA from Cranfield School of Management, Mr. Harmer joins Information Builders from SAP SE, where he was sales director for its Database and Data Management Solutions. Mr. Harmer excels in understanding customer business challenges, leveraging digital platforms that apply new technologies to help customer organizations achieve their goals and expand into new markets.

Commenting on the appointment, Frank J. Vella, chief executive officer, Information Builders said:
“Bill has a reputation for building engaged, customer-focused teams, helping organizations expand and transform via new technology delivering positive, measurable impact. We welcome him to the team and look forward to enabling enterprises across the EMEA to capitalize on emerging market opportunities and to derive greater value from their data assets.”

Bill Harmer, senior vice president, EMEA, Information Builders said:
“I am delighted to be joining Information Builders at such an exciting time in the company’s history. Its customer-focused culture, strong channel partnerships, continuous product innovation, and cloud-first strategy align strongly with my own approach to organizational digital transformation and use of the best technology platforms to enable widespread data insights and improved business outcomes. The high quality of the people at Information Builders will be a significant factor in our success helping clients to engage their staff, customers and partners.”

About Information Builders

Information Builders provides the industry’s most scalable software solutions for data management and analytics. We help organizations operationalize and monetize their data through insights that drive action. Our integrated platform for business intelligence (BI), analytics, data integration, and data quality, combined with our proven expertise, delivers value faster, with less risk. We believe data and analytics are the drivers of digital transformation, and we’re on a mission to help our customers capitalize on new opportunities in the connected world. Information Builders is headquartered in New York, NY, with global offices, and remains one of the largest privately held companies in the industry. Visit us at, follow us on Twitter at @infobldrs, like us on Facebook, and visit our LinkedIn page.