BMC Software Hires Sales VP

BMC Software, a publisher of enterprise management applications, reported Tuesday that it has hired Ken Mellett to fill the newly created role of vice president of North American sales. BMC said Mellett's primary duties will be revenue forecasting, attaining planned goals and exceeding revenue objectives. Mellett joins BMC from Vettro Corp., where he had served as senior vice president of global sales since September 2005. He has also worked for Oracle Corp., Peregrine Systems and CrossWorlds Software, BMC said. BMC Software is headquartered in Houston.