HERE Technologies, the leading location data and technology platform, today announced that Stuart Ryan has been named General Manager (GM) of the Americas region. In his new role, Stuart will be responsible for maintaining a customer-focused strategy to generate growth throughout North and Latin America.
Stuart joined HERE in June of 2003 as a Product Manager, supporting the company’s Content Products. Over the past twenty years, he has held various leadership positions across the Product Management function in the U.S., Singapore, the Netherlands and Germany.
In 2018, Stuart joined the customer sales organization, as Senior Director of Business & Solutions Architecture, before assuming the role of Senior Director and Head of Sales of Transportation and Logistics in the Americas. Most recently, Stuart served as Vice President of Sales, supporting accounts for leading companies across transportation and logistics, technology, media and telecommunications.
“Stuart has extensive knowledge of HERE products and solutions, as well as a deep understanding of the needs of our customers and partners, having been with the company for nearly twenty years,” said Fred Hessabi, Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer at HERE Technologies. “He has a proven track record of providing innovative location intelligence solutions that meet the needs of top global companies. I am thrilled to have Stuart at the helm to drive growth for HERE and our customers throughout the Americas region.”
“I am excited to take on this new role during such a pivotal time in our industry,” said Stuart. “Location has become a vital component across industries and enterprises, and I see a huge opportunity to build and grow with our customers. I look forward to this next chapter at HERE.”
About HERE Technologies
HERE, the leading location data and technology platform, moves people, businesses and cities forward by harnessing the power of location. By leveraging our open platform, we empower our customers to achieve better outcomes – from helping a city manage its infrastructure or a business optimize its assets to guiding drivers to their destination safely. To learn more about HERE, please visit here.com and 360.here.com.