Mike Barclay becomes Hootsuite’s new Vice President of Sales in the EMEA region
Hootsuite welcomes Mike Barclay as the VP of Sales in the EMEA region. This marks a significant milestone in the company’s rapid expansion and tenured presence in EMEA, following its new office reopening in London and the acquisition of Sparkcentral, a social customer care platform developed in Belgium.
Barclay brings more than two decades of extensive leadership and sales experience to Hootsuite, with nearly 25 years spent leading teams across multiple industries including technology and retail. Mike brings proven expertise in delivering revenue growth and exceeding bottom-line objectives across high-growth and scale-up organisations.
“I doubt that any person, let alone brand, would deny the power and diversification of social media to connect with their audience. Hootsuite has led the way in enabling marketers to harness social platforms to expedite growth, and I could not be more delighted to join the organisation and continue driving this forward in the EMEA region,” said Mike Barclay, VP Sales, EMEA, Hootsuite.
“We have a big job ahead of us to continue to impress our customers while dynamically changing the world. I will be laser-focused on fuelling our trajectory by empowering super talented, value-driven teams to do what they do best!”
Mike joins Hootsuite from Affise, a performance marketing software company, where he was VP Global Sales. Based in London, Mike has extensive international experience scaling in diverse markets, a key requirement for the next phase of Hootsuite’s growth plans.
“Mike’s customer-centric leadership style will thrive in Hootsuite’s customer-obsessed environment. His strong track record of exceptional sales leadership will elevate our organisation,” said Melissa Murray Bailey, CRO, Hootsuite.
“As a regional leader, Mike will work closely alongside EMEA leaders to collaborate, align, and fuel growth. I’m excited to work alongside Mike as we continue to rapidly expand our presence in the region.”