Service Point CEO and former Quest Software Senior VP joins Board of software start-up
JERUSALEM, Israel, September 10, 2010 -- DBSophic, an innovative provider of performance management products for database-centric applications, announced today that Anthony (Tony) Foley has been appointed to its Board of Directors.
Mr. Foley is CEO of Service Point Solutions, S.A (ticker: SPS.MC), an information management company with €245 million in annual revenues. Prior to Service Point, Mr. Foley was Senior Vice President of International Sales and Worldwide Operations at Quest Software (NASDAQ: QSFT). Under his leadership from 2000 through 2008, the software maker's international business jumped from $13 million to $320 million.
"I'm delighted that Tony has joined our Board," says Gil Asherie, CEO of DBSophic. "Tony's experience in building world-class software companies will be very helpful as we continue to grow the business. His deep understanding of the application and database management space is a true asset to our company."
Before working at Quest, Mr. Foley headed the Southern European business of Computer Associates between 1995 and 2000, with a stint before that in corporate and business development at GE Capital. He holds a BA in Economics and Political Science from the University of Sheffield.
"DBSophic has launched an innovative approach to performance tuning, one that I believe will revolutionize the field," says Mr. Foley. "I look forward to working with DBSophic's management team and helping the company capitalize on its many market opportunities."