Richards builds on ayfie’s roots in Europe to provide advanced legal and compliance solutions across EMEA and DACH regions
New York, New York, May 24, 2018 – ayfie, a leading provider of text analytics solutions that augment workflows in legal, compliance, risk and security across enterprises, welcomes Peter Richards to the team as senior vice president of business development for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH).
In this role, Richards will establish teams in the United Kingdom and Germany.
ayfie has a significant footprint in Europe with over 500 customers. Adding Peter strengthens our global team and opens new markets. Peter comes to ayfie with 25+ years of experience doing business in seven different countries and will serve as an integral part of our business development efforts.
— Rob Wescott, CRO of ayfie
Most recently, Richards served as senior vice president of strategic sales at Cxense where he developed a new sports vertical in Europe and expanded the company’s footprint in South Africa and the UK. A graduate of North Carolina State University with a bachelor’s of science in chemical engineering, Richards has proven experience in global sales and business development for early-stage technology companies.
About ayfie – ayfie (www.ayfie.com) provides market-leading analytics solutions for legal, compliance, finance, healthcare and media that are based on more than 30 years of research and experience in linguistics, computational linguistics and computer science. Using this knowledge, ayfie has created a unique platform that combines best-in-class search technology with an innovative text analytics engine to deliver efficiency and better insights to businesses in all industries in European and American markets.