VUTEk Inc., the world's leading supplier of superwide format digital inkjet printers, has appointed Philippe Carron as its new European Managing Director. Based at the European Headquarters in Zaventum, Belgium, Philippe will be responsible for the development of VUTEk's European business in new and existing markets, and for driving sales of its market-leading products.
Kevin Sykes, VUTEk's VP of Marketing comments, 'We are delighted to have Philippe on our team. He has a proven track record of success, and he is highly skilled at managing European businesses, motivating sales teams and developing close relationships with customers.
'We believe that in Philippe, we have the knowledge, experience and personality to maintain our market leading position and lay the foundations for increased European success.'
Philippe will join VUTEk on January 15th, coming from Oracle, the world's largest enterprise software company. At Oracle, Philippe held the position of Channel Director, Belgium, and was head of its Internet Sales Team for Ireland for two years. He was responsible for creating indirect business and developing relationships and alliances with system integrators. He also held a number of previous senior management positions at Vistorm, Compaq and IBM.
Speaking of his appointment, Philippe comments, 'I am thrilled to have been chosen for the VUTEk position. The opportunity to join a key player, with leading-edge products and a reputation for focused and responsive customer service, doesn't come very often.'
Philippe's appointment supports VUTEk's commitment to the European market, and will ensure that customers continue to enjoy the highest level of sales and service support. In the wake of additional appointments to the European VUTEk? team, and the introduction of strategically important new products, Philippe joins VUTEk at a key time.
Philippe concludes, 'My objectives are to match and exceed customer expectations, and expand our penetration into new European markets. The digital imaging marketplace has massive potential in this region and with its latest product portfolio, including the PressVu UV 200/600, VUTEk is ideally positioned to maximize that potential - I relish the opportunity.'
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