snom Appoints US Director of Business Development
NORTH ANDOVER, MASS. and BERLIN, GERMANY–January 24, 2007– snom technology AG, developer and manufacturer of Voice-over-IP (VoIP) telephones, today announced that Michael A. Storella has joined the company as Director of Business Development for the United States VoIP telephone marketplace. In this role, Storella will build and expand the existing sales and support channels for snom’s family of IP telephone products in North America.
“Mike Storella will ensure that snom’s customers and partners receive the highest quality sales, customer service and support. With his business acumen and customer centric focus, Mike is an invaluable addition to our team,” said Christian Stredicke, president and CEO of snom. “We anticipate significant growth this year and Mike’s experience and knowledge will help us meet our short and long term goals.”
With 30 years of experience in the global technology sector, Storella has expertise in business development, channel operations, customer service, and strategic planning. Storella has held executive posts at RNK Telecom, Pingtel Corporation, Priority Call Management, IBM/Rolm Corp., Lightstream, Cisco Systems, New England Telephone and ITT-CS. His duties have ranged from P & L management and rapid market development, customer care and hardware installation to OEM support, quality metrics, training and tactical planning. Storella has consistently delivered bold deployments of emerging technology products coupled with customer-support initiatives.
snom technology AG develops and manufacturers Voice-over-IP (VoIP) telephones and related equipment based on the IETF open standard, SIP (Session Initiation Protocol). Recognized for its high quality, customizable and cost-effective business solutions, snom is also differentiated by the company’s ten-year history in the VoIP industry, and its dedication to high security standards. All of snom’s software exists in the firmware on the phones — making it easier for users to download updates and new features. snom customers benefit from the interoperability and flexibility that the snom telephones offer, including plug and play integration and universal compatibility with any SIP-based telephony platform.
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Shannon G. Cortina
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