CHICAGO Information Resources, Inc. last week named John Freeland, former president of worldwide operations for salesforce.com, IRI’s new president and chief executive officer effective this Monday.
Freeland succeeds Scott Klein, who has served as president and chief executive officer since January 2004.
“All of us at IRI are delighted to have a leader of John’s stature and experience join as president and chief executive officer,” stated Dr. Romesh Wadhwani, IRI’s owner and chairman of Symphony
Technology Group. “IRI has performed well in the last four years since its acquisition by Symphony and has established strong industry momentum and a reputation for innovation. We now need to supercharge our growth and profitability by driving new revenue and increased value for our clients, leveraging existing and new high-value solutions that combine our content, analytics and technology. John has made a career out of doing this at Accenture and Salesforce.com and will do it again at IRI.”