Aconex , a world-leading provider of cloud solutions for major construction and engineering projects, has appointed Henry Jones as senior vice president, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Global Accounts.

The appointment is part of Aconex’s efforts to strengthen its management team to support the next phase of growth.

Henry Jones has 20 years of career experience in general management, sales, marketing, and business development. To report to Aconex CEO Leigh Jasper, Jones will be responsible for the EMEA region and account relationships with the world’s leading owners and contractors.

According to Jasper, Henry Jones will add breadth and depth to Aconex’s senior management team as they continue to build the global market footprint for the company. Jasper observes that there is untapped market potential for construction management software throughout EMEA and other regions.

As capital projects become more complex, Aconex’s solutions will help manage their higher risk profiles to ensure successful delivery; Henry’s proven track record in sales strategy and executions will help Aconex win more business regionally and expand their global accounts.

Jones was previously with Axiom Global, an alternative legal services provider, where he served as senior vice president and global head of Tech and Tech Services and. He was also senior vice president of Axiom’s West Region, where he led a turnaround situation that more than doubled regional sales.

Jones has also served as vice president of the West Region at Satmetrix Systems, managing director at TARP Ltd., a customer insight research consultancy, and Asia-Pacific business development manager at London First Centre. Jones holds an M.B.A. degree from Imperial College Business School in London and a Bachelor of Science degree with Honours from Edinburgh University.