Vignette Names EMEA Exec

Vignette, a publisher of Web content management software, reported Wednesday that it has hired Dick Cahill as general manager for its operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Vignette said Cahill, whose hiring is effective immediately, will work from the company's EMEA headquarters in Maidenhead, England. The Austin, Texas-based business described Cahill as a 25-year veteran of enterprise software and services sector. Before joining the company, he served as executive vice president of worldwide sales and EMEA general manager for MRO Software Inc. Prior to that, Cahill was vice president of worldwide sales, services and support for BMC Software's Service Management Business Unit. He also was EMEA general manager for Remedy and has held senior management positions at Siemens, IBM and ROLM Communications Inc.