CaseBank Technologies Inc., the leading provider of software solutions for fault isolation and defect trend analysis for complex equipment, today announced the promotion and appointment of Stephen G. Downie as Vice President, Worldwide Sales. In this elevated role, Downie will continue to drive growth of the company, solidifying its market-leading position and developing new market strategies for various industries that rely on Technical Publications, Product and Service Lifecycle Management and Asset Management.

“I am delighted to announce Steve’s appointment as VP, WW Sales,” said Tony O’Hara, CEO of CaseBank. “Throughout his tenure with the company, Steve has worked with major customers, tirelessly promoting and supporting the adoption of CaseBank’s products. He has also charted a path to the broader customer value proposition for PLM, SLM, EAM and Technical Publications. In his new role, he will continue to expand our reach into new and emerging industries, which are critical to our ongoing success.”

Downie has numerous achievements in technology and technical publishing to his credit, including the development of the first, commercial Unix-based publishing system; SGML, HTML and XML commercial editors; and the first, automated PDF-to-XML conversion software. His experience will be vital to broadening CaseBank’s product strategy and offerings, ensuring the seamless integration into current and future IT architectures, effectively extending enterprise visibility from the factory to the field.

An innovative leader, Downie has successfully developed markets, channels and strategies for the sustained growth of several technology companies throughout his twenty-five year career in sales and marketing. Before joining CaseBank, he co-founded Exegenix Canada and Exegenix Research, in partnership with Tata Infotech Ltd. (now Tata Consultancy Services), and prior to that, he was also the President of MainSale Technologies and Vice President of Sales for SoftQuad Inc.