PTC Promotes Craig Hayman to Chief Operating Officer
Newly Created Role to Lead Operations Across Company's Platform and Solutions Businesses
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PTC announced the appointment of
As group president, Hayman has overseen a resurgence in PTC's core solutions businesses while driving a majority of the sales of the company's IoT technology platform. Hayman also led the successful introduction of a new generation of connected applications for the factory and product development, including the Navigate™ connected application, the fastest growing new product line in the company's history.
"When Craig joined PTC, he brought an incredible level of operational
discipline, which he has successfully used to re-energize our core
business, while contributing significantly to the growth of our
An accomplished technology executive, Hayman has more than 30 years of deep managerial expertise and leadership experience in enterprise technology, including cloud-based platforms and solutions. Prior to joining PTC, Hayman was president of eBay Enterprise, a global provider of retail-optimized, omni-channel commerce solutions. Hayman also served for more than 15 years in senior leadership positions at IBM, including as worldwide general manager of IBM's SaaS portfolio.
"I've been amazed at the pace of innovation and transformation happening here at PTC," said Hayman. "The leading-edge technology we're delivering across all our businesses is accelerating our customers' ability to capitalize on their market opportunities. I am excited to further contribute to PTC's success during this important time in the company's history."
Separately, PTC announced the planned departure of
"Over the past 25 years, Rob has served in leadership roles in sales, marketing, and services, and most recently helped organize our company around the high-growth IoT opportunity," said Heppelmann. "We are grateful for the tremendous contributions he has made to our success."
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