College of Sciences, Class of 1987
Vice President, Sales
Commercial Business Unit, SAS Americas
Annette Green leads the comprehensive business and strategic operations of the Commercial Business organization within the Americas sales division of SAS. As vice president, Green has profit and loss responsibility for a business unit covering the U.S. midmarket, in addition to the hospitality, transportation, travel and services verticals. Additionally, she directs the field sales organization in the aforementioned markets, as well as SAS’s US and Latin American Inside Sales organization.
Her primary responsibility is to serve as a focused executive, and provide strategic planning for both field in the industry verticals she oversees, as well as inside sales. She is also responsible for directing a staff comprised of over 200 sales professionals, sales-support personnel and industry domain principals across 16 regional offices, who work together to improve business returns for the customer, helping them transform how they do business thru the smart application of SAS’s expertise and business analytics.
Green has been with SAS for over 28 years, achieving increasing levels of responsibility within marketing, sales and sales management. Prior to joining SAS, Green worked with Research Triangle Institute, where she was entrusted with different positions of expanded responsibility as a member of the Environmental Sciences Division.
Green earned a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from NC State University and completed graduate level studies in the School of Management Sciences at NC State, with an emphasis in Information Technology.
Green personally champions SAS's commitment to the community as an active volunteer for Triangle Women In STEM and the Make-a-Wish foundation. She was also selected as a VIP member in the Continental Who's Who Registry of National Business Leaders.
Along with spending time with her husband and two sons, she enjoys reading, playing piano, running and playing golf.