New CFO for cloud software provider

PLEASANTON, Calif. — Callidus Software, a leading provider of hiring, learning, marketing and selling cloud software, has appointed Bob L. Corey to serve as SVP, CFO. Corey will report to Leslie Stretch, the company's president and CEO.

"Bob brings more than 30 years of executive and financial management experience in public and private companies, particularly in Silicon Valley with software and hardware companies earning more than $100 million in revenue annually. Bob is highly experienced in all aspects of managing the financials of public companies, and has a strong history with the street and a proven track record in developing and delivering communications regarding the companies he represents. He also has strong corporate governance acumen and extensive mergers and acquisitions experience. His operational skills are precisely what we need at this time in the company's development. I am thrilled to have him join our team," said Stretch.

Corey was most recently CFO of FrontRange Solutions USA, an enterprise software company. Prior to FrontRange, he served in various roles at Extreme Networks, Inc., an Ethernet solutions company from July 2009 to March 2011, ultimately as interim CEO and EVP and CFO. Prior to Extreme Networks, Corey held a variety of executive positions, including EVP and CFO, at Thor Technologies, Inc., an enterprise software company, from May 2003 to January 2006. Corey currently serves as a member of the board of directors and as chairman of the audit committee for Apigee Corporation, a private software development tools and services company.

Corey is replacing Ronald J. Fior, who served as the company's SVP, finance and operations and CFO for 10 years. Fior will remain in his present role through the filing of the company's Form 10-Q for the first quarter of 2013, and will continue with the company through July 31 to help ensure a smooth transition.

"I have been greatly impressed with CallidusCloud's successful transition to SaaS. Their proposition of helping companies sell more, faster and the combination of SaaS products that address the urgent needs of sales and marketing divisions across the globe place them in a unique position to profitably grow as a category leader," said Mr. Corey.

Callidus Software is a leading provider of cloud software. CallidusCloud enables organizations to drive performance and productivity across their businesses with our hiring, learning, marketing and selling clouds. CallidusCloud drives performance and productivity for nearly 2,000 leading organizations. 

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