PrimeLearning.com Strengthens Worldwide Presence: New Senior Executives Appointed And Headquarters Opened.
STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 11, 2000
PrimeLearning.com(TM), a leading international provider of corporate eLearning solutions, announced today the hire of three key executives as well as the opening of two headquarter offices as part of its worldwide strategy for expansion.
Marketing and Sales Capabilities Strengthened
PrimeLearning.com has named Cindy Terzian, Vice President of Marketing. In this newly created position, she will be responsible for all phases of strategic market analysis and planning, implementation strategies, and programs. She will report directly to the president, Glenn Reyer, and will be located in the company's worldwide and U.S. headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut. Before joining PrimeLearning.com, Ms. Terzian held the position of Director of Marketing for two business units of Interim Services Inc., first at Interim Career Consulting and then at IMCOR. She graduated cum laude, in Marketing, from Fairfield University and is a former Board Member and Co-Chairman of Women In Management.
As Vice President of Business Development, Kevin P. O'Donoghue, will be accountable for reseller relationships, strategic alliances, and the global accounts program. Prior to PrimeLearning.com, O'Donoghue was Vice President of Sales and Business Development for TransCom Software, Inc. He brings fifteen years of experience in the training industry with prior employers including NETg and SRA. He graduated from Illinois Institute of Technology with a BS/BA, Management Information Systems Degree.
Brian N. Nevius, Director of Inside Sales, will be responsible for small and medium accounts with annual revenues of $500mm. Previously, he served as Sales Director for Wave Technologies International where he managed an Inside Sales organization with annual revenues in excess of $14 million. Nevius graduated from Columbia College in Missouri with a B.S. in Marketing.
Both Brian N. Nevius and Kevin P. O'Donoghue will report directly to Ted Purcell, Executive Vice President of Global Sales in the Concord, Massachusetts office.
"We're very excited about the recruitment of all three executives. They each are uniquely qualified with a broad-based knowledge of the marketplace and an intense commitment to customer needs and satisfaction that will be highly valuable to our clients and to PrimeLearning.com," said Glenn Reyer, President of PrimeLearning.com. "By recruiting the `best of the best,' our ability to effectively convey to our clients the value of the innovative eLearning services we provide will be greatly enhanced."
U.S. Presence Expanded
In the spring of 2000, PrimeLearning.com opened worldwide and U.S. headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut. At the helm is President of U.S. Operations, Glenn Reyer, with 25 years marketing experience in the software industry with such world-renowned companies as Digital Equipment Corporation (now Compaq Computer) and Cheyenne Software (now part of Computer Associates). All marketing and operations functions will be managed from this office at One Landmark Square, Suite 407, Stamford, Connecticut 06901.
Shortly thereafter, PrimeLearning.com opened its global sales headquarters, headed up by Ted Purcell, Executive Vice President of Global Sales. All sales functions worldwide, including strategic accounts, inside sales, channel sales, and business development will be directed from this office at 9 Pond Lane, 5th Floor, Concord, Massachusetts 01742. "The opening of these two headquarter offices is the foundation of our expansion within the United States. Initially, we will be able to effectively meet the needs of U.S. customers from these two offices as we assertively move forward within a comprehensive plan for further expansion," said Mr. Reyer.
PrimeLearning.com is among the fastest-growing corporate eLearning providers, with comprehensive business and professional ("soft") skills training delivered exclusively over the Internet. Founded in January 1999, PrimeLearning.com has already achieved enormous success with comprehensive Internet-based learning solutions specifically designed to improve knowledge, skills, and performance in areas such as sales, project management, customer service, leadership, finance, legal compliance, and interpersonal skills. PrimeLearning.com has partnered with training experts such as Xerox to develop content with proven bottom-line results. With worldwide and U.S. headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut, PrimeLearning.com also maintains a development center in Limerick, Ireland, US sales headquarters in Concord, Massachusetts, and European sales headquarters in London, England. For additional information about the company, contact PrimeLearning.com at 1-800-776-1474 or visit us on the Internet at www.primelearning.com.
PrimeLearning.com is a trademark of PrimeLearningGroup Ltd. and PrimeLearning, Inc. All other names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
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