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Appian European Growth Continues with Italian Expansion

Appian Contributor
September 21, 2015

Local Team of Industry Veterans Ensures Success of Regional Customers

RESTON, Va.—September, 21 2015— Appian today announced that it will expand its Italian regional practice in response to rapidly growing customer demand for its Business Process Management (BPM)-based application platform. Appian has increased its direct presence personnel in Italy across executives, sales, and professional services to support the business transformation initiatives of market-leading Italian organizations.

Appian’s increased presence in Italy builds upon an already established practice focused on key industry verticals including Manufacturing, Automotive, Utilities, and Financial Services markets. Leading Italian brands already on the Appian customer roster include Pirelli, Magneti Marelli, and Sisal.

“Appian has helped us to create a faster and more reliable way to deliver new solutions through a modern approach to manage process improvement,” said Alessandra Banfi, CIO at Pirelli. “We are excited to work with Appian’s expanded team and continue to identify innovative solutions.”

Led by Appian Europe, Appian’s overall international business has seen tremendous growth in recent years. Appian’s total European revenue for 1H 2015 grew by 40 percent over 1H 2014. Total bookings for European customers grew by 57 percent over the same time period. Appian has regional HQ and direct offices across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.

The Appian application platform allows organizations around the globe to rapidly build, deploy, use, and change innovative business applications. This modern approach to custom software combines enterprise data management, write once run everywhere mobility, and social collaboration with flexible cloud and on-premise hosting. Appian unites IT and the business to create powerful applications that require virtually no coding, making them easy to change over time, and requiring virtually no end-user training, increasing broad adoption.

“The Italian market has shown great enthusiasm for operational efficiency, informed customer service, faster time to market and more robust governance, risk and compliance.,” said Edward Hughes, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Operations at Appian. “Working with our Italian clients, we have been surprised by how quickly, and inexpensively, they are able to get extraordinary value using the Appian application platform. In a way, Italy is leading the European market in deploying Appian BPM solutions and we are very happy to be part of the transformation of Italian industry.”

Appian’s Italian office can be contacted by email at or:

Appian Corporation
Corso Sempione 62
Milan, Italy

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