DUBLIN, Calif., Oct. 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ:CALD), a global leader in cloud-based salesmarketinglearning and customer experience solutions, announced today that CallidusCloud Corporate Director James D. White, has been named as one of the Most Influential Black Corporate Directors by Savoy Magazine in its Fall Issue (http://savoynetwork.com/).

Savoy’s Most Influential Black Corporate Director’s list is an annual recognition of outstanding achievements by African-American leaders who are active on the boards of the world’s leading corporations and organizations.

“I am delighted to have the support and counsel of James White. He has been an outstanding member of our Board of Directors, since joining in 2016,” said Leslie Stretch, CallidusCloud President and Chief Executive Officer. “All at CallidusCloud congratulate him on his inclusion in the prestigious list of executives honored by Savoy Magazine.”

White joined the CallidusCloud Board of Directors in July 2016. He is a veteran executive with a proven track record with the world's leading companies. As the former chairman, president and CEO of Jamba Inc., he led a transformation that positioned Jamba Juice as a top healthy living brand with 750+ stores, $400 million system-wide sales and 100 million guests.  White currently serves on the boards of directors of Daymon Worldwide as Non-Executive Chairman, and is an Independent Director at Adtalem Global Education Inc.

White previously held senior executive roles at Safeway Stores, the Gillette Company and Nestle Purina. He started his career at the Coca-Cola Company. At Safeway, he was the top private brands executive and received broad recognition and several awards for innovative branding.

About Savoy Magazine

Savoy Magazine is a national publication covering the power, substance and style of African-American lifestyle. From entertainment to sports, business to politics, design to style, Savoy is a cultural catalyst that highlights timely topics and drives positive dialogue on and about Black culture.

About CallidusCloud 
Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ:CALD), doing business as CallidusCloud®, is the global leader in cloud-based sales, marketing, learning and customer experience solutions. CallidusCloud enables organizations to accelerate and maximize their lead to money process with a complete suite of solutions that identify the right leads, ensure proper territory and quota distribution, enable sales forces, automate configure price quote, and streamline sales compensation -- driving bigger deals, faster. Approximately 5,700 leading organizations, across all industries, rely on CallidusCloud to optimize the lead to money process to close more deals for more money in record time.

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