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Tom Elliott, VeCommerce

Maidenhead, 26th June 2008, VeCommerce, a leading supplier of voice self-service and speaker verification solutions, has appointed Tom Elliott as new Business Development Manager for the UK. Tom will target large organisations & outsourced contact centres that are looking to improve their customer service and overall revenue streams through the use of voice self-service and speaker verification solutions.

In his new role Tom will focus on several key vertical markets including Wagering & Gaming, Transport & Ticketing, Utilities and Telcos. He commented on his decision to join the company, “I was attracted to VeCommerce because of its global reach and its unique consultative approach that helps customers undertake a complete business transformation through the appropriate use of speech-based technology. VeCommerce has an impressive list of clients including the likes of Standard Life, Ladbrokes and Dublin Airport and I am looking forward to helping similar organisations fulfill improved customer service targets.”

Tom has over six years experience of selling speech solutions to the UK contact centre industry. Previous roles include sales of contact centre products for Avaya and later for Cisco. Prior to joining VeCommerce, Tom spent four years developing new business in the speech recognition market for Fluency, with notable wins at: Travelodge, Thomas Cook, First Choice, Severn Trent Water, Arcadia and Capita.

VeCommerce has also boosted its sales, business consulting, operations & customer service support divisions in Australia. Three new business development managers, one new business consultant and two new software engineers will join the company at its HQ in Sydney. There have also been new personnel announcements in the USA and Hong Kong.



Paul Magee, Managing Director, VeCommerce, said “These global appointments reflect the pent-up business demand for speech recognition systems and voice biometric solutions in all the markets where VeCommerce operates. We look forward to the positive impact that their skills will have on our business.”

For more information visit - www.vecommerce.co.uk

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Editor’s notes:
About VeCommerce
VeCommerce (part of the Salmat Group), is a global leader in the provision of voice self-service and speaker verification solutions with deployments around the world. VeCommerce has been a pioneer in the industry since 1997 and has grown to be a recognised market leader with a host of references to back this claim.

VeCommerce was one of the first organisations in the world to recognise the business benefits of voice self-service solutions utilising speech recognition and speaker verification technology. VeCommerce clients around the world include: AAPT, Suncorp, Ladbrokes, ASX Perpetual, Pizza Hut, Radio Taxis, Standard Life, Dublin Airport, TelstraClear, Westpac Bank, Auckland Co-op Taxis, New Zealand’s Ministry of Social Development and Tabcorp.

Press contact : Jane Moores/Sally Minchin, TTA Communications Ltd,
Tel : 00 44 (0) 1225 731317 email: jmoores@ttauk.com
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