Protege appoints VP

Alessandro Hatami has joined Protege, the accelerator that builds international businesses, as its vice president of strategic alliances. This means Hatami will be responsible for developing the relationships with systems integrators, technology and management consultants, and venture capitalists and corporates who will help Protege successfully launch its clients in Europe.

Hatami joined Protege as vice president of marketing in early 2000 and before that he spent six years at GE Capital in a variety of business development, M&A and marketing roles across Europe, the US and South America.