SciQuest (NASDAQ: SQI), a provider of eprocurement and related services, is beefing up its marketing and communications efforts.

The Cary-based firm said Thursday that it had hired Stacy West. a 25-year communications veteran, as vice president of marketing and communications.

“Stacy is a proven industry veteran and we are thrilled to have her lead the SciQuest marketing team,” said Stephen Wiehe, SciQuest’s chief executive officer. “With an impressive background in generating and implementing successful integrated marketing campaigns, Stacy will help drive SciQuest’s continued growth in the delivery of cloud-based source-to-settle solutions across the globe.”

West most recently served as director of marketing at Oce, a provider of digital printing solutions. She also is a former graphic arts marketing manager and interim director at HP.