SciQuest Appoints Industry Veteran Stacy West to Vice President of Marketing & Communications

SciQuest Appoints Industry Veteran Stacy West to Vice President of Marketing & Communications

West brings more than 25 years of sales and marketing experience to SciQuest to advance the company's growth strategy and overall product marketing leadership

CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SciQuest, Inc., (NAS: SQI) a leading provider of cloud-based spend management solutions, today announced the appointment of Stacy J. West to vice president, marketing and communications. With more than 25 years of marketing leadership experience, West has a proven track record in strategic planning and the successful development and execution of communications plans. As vice president of marketing and communications, West is responsible for marketing plan development and execution, internal and external communications, demand generation, branding, public relations and event management.


"Stacy is a proven industry veteran and we are thrilled to have her lead the SciQuest marketing team," said Stephen Wiehe, president and CEO of SciQuest. "With an impressive background in generating and implementing successful integrated marketing campaigns, Stacy will help drive SciQuest's continued growth in the delivery of cloud-based source-to-settle solutions across the globe."

Before joining SciQuest, West was the director of marketing at Océ, a leading provider of high-volume digital printing solutions. In this role, she helped achieve an increase of 30 percent in revenue and 6 percent in profit for the company. She was also responsible for strategic planning, marketing plan development, budget management and database management and analytics. West was also the Graphic Arts Marketing Manager & Interim Director for Hewlett-Packard where she consistently helped achieve or exceed annual company revenue goals.

"With an already successful marketing platform in place, I am excited to join the SciQuest team and contribute to the creative direction and overall success of the Company," said West. "SciQuest has a reputation for its innovative approach to product development and marketing initiatives and I look forward to further raising this bar and bringing the Company's spend management solutions to more organizations in vertical and horizontal markets."

In addition to the growth of its marketing team, SciQuest continues to hire aggressively across the entire company. For more information on current career opportunities, please visit: http://www.sciquest.com/careers/.

About SciQuest

SciQuest's (NAS: SQI) easy to use solutions help contract management, procurement, and accounts payable professionals make daily operations efficient through smart automation, and turn the focus on more strategic decisions that impact the bottom line. With unmatched visibility into spending, combined with the Power of Q — the Company's unique combination of products and support — SciQuest provides organizations with a strategic approach to spend management, improving bottom-line results.

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Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

Any statements in this release that are not historical or current facts are forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements in this release are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause our actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performances or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Certain of these risks and uncertainties are described in the "Risk Factors" section of our Registration Statement on Form S-1 and other required reports, as filed with the SEC, which are available free of charge on the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov or on our website at www.sciquest.com. Given these risks and uncertainties, investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements as a prediction of actual results. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof, and we undertake no obligation to update, amend or clarify any forward-looking statement for any reason.



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