ERP software supplier Lawson has expanded its leadership team to help develop and support its sales and growth strategies.

The St Paul, Minnesota-based company has hired Scott Swoish as senior vice president of sales operations, Fady Sfeir as vice president of indirect channels for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Barry Wilderman as vice president of business strategy.

As senior vice president of sales operations, Swoish will oversee the company's worldwide sales operations team. He joins Lawson from SPL WorldGroup where he was senior vice president of global consulting and sales operations, Manila delivery centre and partner alliances.
Sfeir joins Lawson as vice president of indirect channels in EMEA, and will concentrate on expanding Lawson's indirect sales initiatives throughout the entire region. Before joining Lawson, Sfeir served as Oracle's senior sales director for the SMB (small/medium business) applications business in EMEA.
Wilderman will become Lawson's vice president of business strategy, leading initiatives that link Lawson's overall business strategies and sales objectives. Wilderman most recently served as vice president of NPD Group, where he managed industry analysts specialising in consumer electronics and IT hardware and software.