CWMBRAN, UK (25th June, 2001) – Acer Communications & Multimedia (AcerCM), a leading manufacturer of computer peripherals, has appointed Ian Charles to oversee its increasing sales activity across Southern England. As Southern Division Director, Ian will be lending his considerable international sales experience to AcerCM's growing UK sales organisation, based in Gwent, Wales.
Ian Charles joins AcerCM from Solid Storage Solutions B.V. in the Netherlands and has previously occupied senior international sales positions at both AGP Distribution UK Ltd and Intralink Inc. California.
"My role at AcerCM UK is to co-ordinate the growth of our market penetration in the Southern region and raise awareness of our products with existing and potential partners," said Ian Charles, “The next 12 months will be a very important and exciting period for the company as we build upon our strong global position on a local level."
"As a Taiwanese company with operations around the world, we naturally have a very international approach," said Benny Wang, General Manager of AcerCM UK. "With such an impressive track record working with companies around Europe and the USA, Ian is a valuable addition to our team and will apply his experience to achieving objectives in his region."
AcerCM UK is concentrating on indirect sales channels to boost future growth with plans to unveil a new channel strategy in the Autumn. "Our distribution and dealer partnerships are vital to us, and our re-invigorated approach to the channel will demonstrate how much extra value we can provide to the sales process." added Ian.
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