Chris Vick named Director of Channels and Alliances
London 26th January 2016: Artesian Solutions, the leader in customer engagement and sales acceleration, has today announced the key senior appointment of Chris Vick as its new Director of Channels and Alliances. Chris’s appointment is part of Artesian’s ambitious expansion strategy and reflects its desire to build an even stronger partner ecosystem.
Chris will be responsible for working with partners, users, integrators and new customers to build a strong partner programme that takes the capabilities of Artesian and wraps around a bespoke managed service and training offering in order to drive dramatic commercial outcomes, sales transformation, and deliver consistently high return on investment.
Chris brings with him 27 years of experience across a number of roles including sales management, strategic marketing and partnership development at Ipanema Technologies, BMC Software, Computacenter and 2E2. His has an enviable track record in propositions and channel strategies that drive accelerated growth and competitive advantage.
Andrew Yates, Co-Founder and CEO at Artesian said: “Our evolving channels and alliances strategy is important in helping us grow the company and expand our customer base even further. We are delighted that Chris, with his vast industry experience and channel pedigree, is now on-board and already making this strategy a reality. Our partners and users are not just buying into a SaaS subscription, but a full service offering that delivers consistent value and measurable results.”
Expanding on this Chris commented: “I am delighted to join Artesian. They are growing rapidly, they already have an impressive and rapidly growing client list and a quality team dedicated to providing the best technology and service to their customers and partners. Many partner programmes out there are pretty prescriptive but Artesian is not a business that believes one-size fits all. We are agile and our programmes are about building true fit-for-purpose solutions – something we like to call the ‘the art of the possible’. We are outcomes focussed, taking the awesomeness of Artesian and combining it with process and people strategies in ways that ensure our customers interact, connect, and engage with their customers and prospects better forever.”
Artesian is the world’s most powerful customer engagement and sales acceleration solution for B2B sellers; it gathers and tracks intelligence on customers, prospects and competitors from millions of online resources including blogs, news sites, editorials and social platforms such as Twitter and LinkedIn. Artesian uses clever science to filter and transform acquired information into commercially valuable insights based on the companies and industries that are important to users. With its managed service offering and tailored training and education Artesian gives users the ability to, target, connect and share with customers and prospects and measure outcomes.
At present, Artesian delivers on average 12 million actionable insights per month on almost 700,000 companies to its 25,000 users. Artesian customers range from American Express, Adobe, Barclays, HSBC, Royal Bank of Scotland, Towergate, and Willis.
Artesian is headquartered in the U.K, with offices based in Winnersh, Berkshire, London and Boston USA.
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