Portland, OR — Cadence Management Corporation announced today the appointment of Rod Sharman as Director of European Business Development.

Rod, a UK citizen and US resident has 30 years experience in business and project management worldwide. He has been with Cadence for eight years. Rod will identify and open business relationships with service companies that wish to provide full service project management as a part of their portfolio.

John Patton, CEO, says “Cadence has supported our US-based customers for a number of years with their global project management needs. Now is the appropriate time to extend Cadence services to localized markets with the Cadence Certified Solution Provider program. Rod brings a wealth of project management and business experience to this role as a true business development resource for Cadence Solution Providers who want to expand their business.”

Commenting on his new role, Sharman says, “I am delighted to take this next step to provide local support by Europeans to our European customers.” Rod has kicked-off the program with a January Project Management seminar in Helsinki with Kronodoc Oy, an ABB New Ventures Company.

Rod is located in the Cadence office in Portland, OR.

About Cadence Management Corporation

For over 25 years, Portland, Oregon-based Cadence Management Corporation has delivered formal project management training, consulting services, and supporting project tools to leading companies and project managers around the world. Today, organizations count on Cadence to provide structure and discipline to projects, to help them deliver more with less. From Locomotives to PCs, financial services to medical equipment, spacecraft to coffee, Cadence is in the products and services that touch the world every day. Cadence Management Corporation: Connecting people worldwide and transforming businesses through project management.

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