Temenos taps Erich Gerber as President and CRO

Rick Steves

“Together, we will continue to deliver unparalleled value to our customers helping them to digitalize their processes, offer hyper-personalized experiences and transform their business.”

Temenos has appointed Erich Gerber as President and Chief Revenue Officer to lead the company’s global Customer Operations to accelerate and scale expansion to new market segments and territories.

Reporting to Temenos’ CEO, Max Chuard, Erich Gerber will focus on generating new revenue streams through partnerships and increasing the company’s presence in large tier 1 / 2 banks.

Erich Gerber is an industry veteran with 30 years of experience in leading sales organizations for large technology companies in enterprise software and cloud services.

Having joined Temenos from TIBCO Software Inc., his career includes senior roles such as Senior Vice President for Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and the Asia Pacific and Japan, as well as Vice President of Global Sales Operations and Transformation out of the US.

Deep customer and partner relationships

Erich Gerber, President and Chief Revenue Officer, Temenos, said: “I’m excited to become part of the global success story of Temenos. I’m looking forward to working with our partners and alongside everyone at Temenos to accelerate revenues and capture new market opportunities. Together, we will continue to deliver unparalleled value to our customers helping them to digitalize their processes, offer hyper-personalized experiences and transform their business.”

Max Chuard, Chief Executive Officer of Temenos, commented: “I am delighted to welcome Erich to Temenos as our President and Chief Revenue Officer. His expertise in building and running organizations globally and his deep customer and partner relationships make him a perfect fit for this crucial role.

“Erich has led successful transitions to subscription sales in the past and understands the value equation that this change can bring. With sales, business operations and partner teams under his leadership, we will accelerate our sales efforts and broaden our reach into new markets and segments through the strength of our open platform for composable banking. Erich’s passion for customer success will be invaluable as we continue to help traditional banks modernize their legacy systems and enable non-incumbent players to scale fast with our cloud technology.”

Temenos goes crypto

Temenos has made incursions into the crypto asset space, having recently integrated Taurus, a Swiss blockchain based infrastructure, into its Temenos Transact banking platform. Taurus recently a securities firm license from the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) to operate a regulated marketplace for digital assets.

It may be noted that Temenos had tied up with Arab Investment Bank and Swiss digital bank Alpian recently for providing digital banking services.

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