04 February 2013

Liferay Opens New Office in Paris, France

Paris, France - 04 February 2013 - Liferay, Inc. announced today the opening of a new office in France as the most recent expansion of Liferay’s presence in Europe. Franck Verbeke is leading the company’s effort to serve customers in France’s thriving market for Liferay’s portal and collaboration technologies. 

Mr. Verbeke joins the company at a time of strong growth in France, with many corporations in the CAC 40, its benchmark stock market index, already on Liferay’s customer list. That includes three of France’s major banks, which are using Liferay across a spectrum of projects that are designed to reduce operating costs and improve customer services online.

The opening of Liferay’s Paris office is a natural outgrowth of the strong Liferay customer and partner base we already enjoy in France,” said Liferay CEO Bryan Cheung. “Under Franck’s leadership, Liferay is well positioned to grow our impact in the region by supporting our customers’ strategic initiatives. Liferay France is further evidence of our commitment to building a lasting presence in the European market and to invest in long-term customer relationships.” 

“I am excited to lead the expansion of Liferay through a local presence in France,” said Franck Verbeke, Liferay’s General Manager in France. “Our success in the financial services and consumer products sectors, which are dealing with major industry changes, demonstrates Liferay’s value as a flexible platform for responding to complex business challenges. I fully expect Liferay to become a strategic platform throughout the French market in the years to come.” 

Mr. Verbeke joins Liferay with broad experience starting and expanding operations for software and high-tech companies in France and other parts of Europe. 

Liferay, Inc. is a leading provider of enterprise open source portal and collaboration software products, servicing Fortune 500 companies worldwide. Clients include Allianz, BASF, Cisco Systems, Lufthansa Flight Training, Société Générale, Rolex SA, Siemens AG, The French Ministry of Defense, and the United Nations. Liferay is headquarters in Los Angeles, California, USA. 

Source: Liferay / PRWeb