Bazaarvoice Ramps International Sales Effort, Names VP

Austin-based Bazaarvoice is expanding its international sales efforts today, saying that it has hired on an International Vice President, Andy Leaver. Bazaarvoice--which provides ratings and reviews software for ecommerce sites--said that Leaver joins the firm from SuccessFactors, where he led that firm's EMEA team. He has also served at Ariba, Microsoft, and General Electric.