iCIMS Announces New Leadership for Next Phase of Growth in Europe

Industry veteran Eric Gellé appointed senior vice president of EMEA sales 

Holmdel, NJ [May 25]iCIMS, the talent cloud company, has appointed Eric Gellé as senior vice president of EMEA sales to help position the company to scale and expand customer acquisition and retention in Europe. Gellé will lead the EMEA-based sales organization, focusing on supporting the company’s growing customer community and driving adoption of its market-leading recruitment technology among enterprise organizations.  

Gellé brings more than two decades of HR technology experience, leading the strategy, growth and vision execution across European markets for international sales organizations. He most recently served as vice president of EMEA sales at SmartRecruiters, and has held leadership roles with Avature, Lumesse and Oracle. Gellé is based in Paris and studied at NEOMA Business School, earning a master’s degree in business administration. 

“We are committed to helping our customers to keep pace with the changes taking place across all industries, and we have built our organization and leadership team to do just that,” said Brian Provost, chief executive officer, iCIMS. “Eric is a respected industry leader and will be instrumental in supporting our growing European customer community to tackle complex, and evolving, talent needs.”  


In addition to the leadership investment, iCIMS received market validation from the leading European HR analyst firm, Fosway Group, further demonstrating its commitment to the market. iCIMS was recently named a Strategic Leader in the 2023 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Talent Acquisition for its strong market performance and ability to meet the talent acquisition and mobility needs of complex enterprise-scale customers in EMEA. Fosway Group recognized iCIMS for providing a rich suite of capabilities across the talent lifecycle for customers including Air France, Wipro and Deutsche Bank.

“It is an exciting time to join iCIMS, an industry leader with more than two decades dedicated to talent acquisition, backed by strong market performance and the success of our customers,” said Gellé. “I look forward to leading our EMEA-based sales organization as we continue to expand the customer community and help more organizations tackle their hiring needs to build high-performing teams.” 

About iCIMS

iCIMS empowers organizations to attract, engage, hire and advance the right talent that builds a diverse, winning workforce. iCIMS accelerates transformation for a community of nearly 6,000 customers, including 40% of the Fortune 100, that collectively employ more than 33 million people worldwide. For more information, visit www.icims.com.