Salary.com Appoints Proven Talent and Compensation Executive from Willis Towers Watson to Head Worldwide Sales Organizations
July 23, 2018 (PRLEAP.COM) Business NewsDerek Beebe Brings More Than 20 Years of Software Sales Leadership and Deep Domain Expertise to Propel Salary.com's 50% Year-Over-Year Bookings Growth
Waltham, MA (July 23, 2018) – Salary.com, the leading SaaS provider of cloud-based compensation data and analytics, today announced the appointment of Derek Beebe as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales. With a proven track record of success at Willis Towers Watson, PeopleFluent, Authoria, and Advanced Information Management (AIM) – all leaders in talent management industry with particular strength in compensation – Beebe moves to his new post at Salary.com with deep domain expertise, strong industry relationships, and a keen understanding of the needs of compensation and human resources professionals.
"I have known Derek for years and have always been impressed by his deep industry knowledge and his compelling ability to connect about critical compensation issues with all audiences. His understanding of the profession and grasp of the nuances of compensation will be invaluable for our customers – old and new," said Kent Plunkett, Founder and CEO of Salary.com. "We are growing incredibly quickly. The first six months of this year have seen bookings growth of 50 percent over the same period last year. We need an experienced sales executive to manage and propel our growth while expanding the team to meet it, and Derek is just the leader to do that. I am delighted to have him join our strong team."
Throughout his career, Beebe has held a range of sales leadership positions in direct sales, channels, and partnerships. He spent the last eight years at Willis Towers Watson, a leading global advisory, broking, and solutions company, where he launched and grew the North American Human Resources Technology Sales Practice, ultimately becoming a Global Sales Leader. Before leaving to join Salary.com, Beebe was responsible for Global HR Software Sales and North America Talent Rewards Segment Sales. For the 12 years prior to his role at Willis Towers Watson, Beebe held various sales and product leadership roles at Peoplefluent, Authoria, and AIM, selling into 80 percent of the Fortune 100.
Commenting on his new role at Salary.com Beebe said, "While I have known this fantastic business and the team for decades, in the last two years I have watched Salary.com deliver groundbreaking innovation. With the new CompAnalyst launch, the company has delivered an award-winning compensation platform and expanded its data and analytics capabilities to capture undisputed market leadership. I have spent my career in this market focused on the needs of those in the human resources field. I am incredibly enthusiastic to bring this differentiated and best-in-class platform to customers as they continue to work tirelessly to win the modern war for talent."
Salary.com is the leading SaaS provider of cloud-based compensation market data and analytics. Founded in 1999, the Company serves approximately 4,000 business-to-business customers worldwide with its market-leading CompAnalyst platform, designed to accelerate compensation workflows and improve efficiency. Through its Salary Wizard and consumer website, Salary.com delivers continually updated, reliable market pay data and career content to hundreds of thousands of consumers each year. The Company is committed to helping organizations drive company success by aligning compensation practices with recruiting, performance and development initiatives through easy-to-access data and meaningful insights. For more information, please visit the company website at www.salary.com.