Four new hires recruited to expand Signagelive global sales and marketing teams

Several new appointments affirm Signagelive’s commitment to future growth in the digital signage market.

Signagelive, global suppliers of cloud-based digital signage technology, has appointed Catherine Eaton (Business Development Manager) and Peter Ryan (Sales Account Manager) to join its EMEA commercial team. Robert Hansen (Business Development Director) has joined our US team and will be focusing on growth within our Major Accounts and Enterprise relationships. Suzanne Duncan (Marketing Coordinator) has joined our UK team.

These new roles demonstrate Signagelive’s position as a recognised leader within the digital signage industry, and shows its intention to significantly expand its presence in both existing and new markets in EMEA, US and Asia.
Cat Eaton and Pete Ryan

Catherine (Cat) has over 10 years experience in business development and has held senior positions with IT Security & M2M IoT firms. Prior to joining Signagelive she spent more than three years in building a successful sales team at her most recent company.

Peter has held various Sales Account Manager / Executive roles and alongside his Law degree. He brings a mix of enthusiasm and professionalism to his Signagelive position.

Robert (Bob) Hansen

Bob most recently worked for one of the largest US-based AV system integrators and has extensive experience in the software space, specifically helping his past organisations adopt, transition and leverage a SAAS sales methodology. He has built numerous partner and alliance networks from the ground up and is passionate about all things channel.

Sue Duncan
Sue has over 20 years experience covering all aspects of Marketing across various sectors including security, finance and Royal Mail.

Aferdita Qesku (Director of Sales Global):

“With the recent additions to our EMEA team with Cat and Peter joining the Signagelive family I feel very excited in what lies ahead for the EMEA team for 2017 and beyond. We interviewed a lot of candidates, and both Cat and Peter stood out head and shoulders above the rest. Both of their skills will be a great addition to the team and I, as well as the wider Signagelive team look forward to supporting them in their new ventures with Signagelive.”

Cat Eaton:

“I am excited to be joining Signagelive as they continue to grow; they continue to push the boundaries of what is capable with digital signage – working with leading digital devices and continuously developing their platform adding in new functionality that integrates with IoT and smart technologies. I am looking forward to establishing new managed service providers and developing the already successful partnerships in place.”

Peter Ryan:

“I joined the EMEA Sales team as a Sales Account Manager, dealing with new and existing clients. Being new to the industry, I found the software very intuitive to use, which definitely helped with the onboarding process. Equally impressive is how a global company can be run from the beautiful Cambridgeshire countryside…but that’s the beauty of being cloud based!.”

Bob Hansen:

“I first learned of Signagelive through industry affiliations and was incredibly impressed with the product…and after meeting with Jason & Aferdita, I knew this was a place I wanted to be. For me, Signagelive just ticked all the boxes— Great People, Great Product and 100% commitment to Channel and Resellers.”

Sue Duncan:

“It seems the perfect time to join Signagelive with the global team expanding. Personally it is a great opportunity for me into to enter the world of digital signage and I welcome a new challenge. I am looking forward to working closely with Jason and the team to expand our reach to help Signagelive to achieve their ambitions.”

Jason Cremins (Chief Executive Officer):

“Working closely with Aferdita Qesku (Director of Sales – Global) and the existing EMEA team both Cat and Peter will be looking to build upon strong business foundations whilst looking to increase the reach in the EMEA reseller channel, covering both Value Added Resellers and Major Accounts

Bob has recent experience working at AVI Systems (AV Reseller/Integrator) and previous experience in building and managing partner and sales channel programmes.This made him a great choice to grow our Major Accounts business in North America.

Sue has extensive experience in all aspects of marketing and is the perfect candidate to take on our first ever dedicated marketing position within Signagelive. Sue will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of our marketing, assisting myself and rest of the business to maintain and grow our global brand and reputation.”