Crestron appoints EMEA Marketing Manager

Crestron appoints EMEA Marketing Manager

Crestron is delighted to announce its latest member of the Crestron team with the appointment of Simon Clarke to the position of Marketing Manager to the EMEA region. Covering all aspects of Crestron’s commercial and residential activity, Simon will be working closely with the in-house sales teams and accredited integrators on joint projects and developing new initiatives. F

or over thirty years Simon has been working on brand plans and high-level campaigns at domestic, European and EMEA level, including an extensive sponsorship deals and subsequent branding and lead generation campaigns, in seven languages, for Avaya across both the 2002 and 2006 FIFA World Cups.

“Joining Crestron is a really exciting prospect for me, I’m fully aware of its prowess in the automation world and working with such a premium and prominent brand will be a privilege,” says Simon. “I believe the combination of my marketing experience and Crestron’s ambition for continued growth will be a winning partnership.”

“When you look at the diversity of attendees at shows such as ISE and with last year’s inaugural InfoComm MEA, it is clear to see a thriving market scene across EMEA,” says Robin van Meeuwen, VP of Sales and Marketing at Crestron International. “As such, we see the potential for significant growth and I’m looking forward to working with Simon to establish how we can capitalise on the potential we see in this area.”

Simon joins Crestron having spent the last six years with Xerox Europe, where he joined as Channel Marketing Manager and rapidly rose to the position of European Marketing Manager. Simon has a successful track record of increasing brand recognition, revenue, leads and opportunities through the development of high-impact integrated marketing programmes.

With extensive experience liaising with regional and country sales teams to align end customer communication with sales goals, Crestron is confident that Simon will be able traverse the regional offices across EMEA to bring to fruition a coordinated, consistent and cohesive marketing strategy.

Thursday, July 5, 2012