snom technology AG leading developer and manufacturer of IP handsets today announced that Olivier Gerling the former Director of snom France has been appointed as CSO and will assume immediate responsibility for snom’s worldwide sales and marketing operations.
Gerling joined the company in 2009 as Director of snom France and has extensive knowledge of snom’s products and processes, the snom sales channel and all aspects of the VoIP and IP Telephony markets. Gerling brings over 20 years of experience including an in-depth understanding of how to drive incremental revenue through sales and channel marketing.
“Gerling`s extensive experience in sales and channel operations made him a natural fit for this position,” said Markus Schmitt-Fumian, CEO at snom. “His understanding of creating, communicating and ensuring sales effectiveness will help snom scale its sales expertise in the coming years.”
As CSO, Gerling is responsible for expanding snom’s market presence and leading growth in its core markets. Working with snom’s CEO Markus Schmitt-Fumian his remit is to build on snom’s existing strong foundation as a leading developer of standards-based IP phones and communications devices for the business market. snom provides a comprehensive lineup of SIP-based business phones and Microsoft Lync Qualified phones and is today one of the most successful European IP developers.
“I am excited about the opportunity to work with an executive team that understands the importance of building a world-class sales team within this fast growing market,” said Gerling. “I want to continue snom’s reputation of being a great company to do business with, where our customers and partners receive great products and good support” added Gerling.