|By Business Wire||
|October 24, 2012 03:00 AM EDT||
ACT Conferencing, a global leader in integrated conferencing services, names Adrian Studd as EMEA regional sales director in the London office. Studd will be providing strategic direction and management for the ACT Conferencing sales force.
With 18 years of sales and sales management experience in the IT and telecommunications industries, Studd will concentrate on developing the unified communications (UC) practice for both partners and customers. Specifically, he will manage sales strategies that accentuate ACT Conferencing’s product innovation and offerings in EMEA while enhancing the overall customer experience.
“We are excited to have Adrian join our ACT family,” said Gary Iles, vice president of sales and marketing for ACT Conferencing. “Adrian brings a wealth of indirect & direct sales and management experience having worked for some of the world’s largest players in their respective fields. His deep understanding of traditional routes to market for IT, telecom & services distribution will be an incredible asset for the company.”
“ACT is doing great things, and I wanted to be a part of the team contributing to their growth and global expansion. Helping to shape the unified communications industry is a passion of mine, and I am excited about the work that ACT is doing to integrate real-time and non-real-time communications services to augment the user experience,” said Studd.
Studd was previously responsible for driving and growing the Unified Communications practice within Avnet Technologies in the UK for vendors like LifeSize, MS Lync and AudioCodes. He has always worked in channel focused organizations from IT, voice and data to unified communications resellers, helping partners and often their customers as well, build and realize UC strategies across their businesses.
About ACT Conferencing
Established in 1989, ACT Conferencing is a global provider of corporate audio conferencing, web conferencing and video conferencing services. ACT’s integrated platforms provide managed, international and local-language services. The company is headquartered in Lakewood, Colorado, with operations in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Netherlands, Singapore and the UK. For more information, visit www.actconferencing.com or contact ACT UK at +44 (0) 20 8901 5401.
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