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San Francisco/Silicon Valley, CA, November 16, 2011 — FlemingMartin, LLC, today announced that it placed Mr. Harry Van Wickle as Chief of Staff at Synactive, Inc. This position is located in Foster City, California. Previously Mr. Van Wickle was Chief Operations Officer at Diginome.

Mr. Van Wickle is an accomplished technology executive with extensive experience in transformational business situations including start-ups, turnarounds and mergers and acquisitions. Most recently he was the Chairman of Vitria Technology, a Business Process Management (BPM) software company; and for a 10 year period a director at Komag Incorporated, a disk media innovator and manufacturer, including audit committee and audit committee chairman assignments. He has been the CEO of two successful start-ups, and spent nearly 20 years working in Asia in senior management positions. He has also held senior leadership positions at Texas Instruments, Schlumberger, AT&T, Honeywell and Cypress Semiconductor. He is a graduate of Hobart College with a B.S. in Business and served as an officer in the United States Air Force.

Synactive, Inc., ( is a privately held software company headquartered in Foster City, CA, with a presence in EMEA through Synactive GmbH. Synactive is leading developer of optimization and user-enablement solutions for use with SAP® solutions. Synactive has established industry-specific alliances with leading organizations in aerospace and defense, automotive, consumer products, manufacturing, oil and gas, pharmaceutical, retail, technology, and utilities industries around the world.

FlemingMartin, LLC, ( is a leading retained executive search firm with offices in Northern and Southern California. The Firm partners with Boards and CEOs of companies nationwide to build successful execution-focused management teams. FlemingMartin focuses in the Technology, Manufacturing, Consumer Products & Services, and Energy industries. The Firm’s principals are trusted advisors and business partners who enable companies to gain powerful, far-reaching, and lasting contributions from their executive-level human capital.