hybris, a leading multichannel commerce software vendor, has announced the appointment of Peter Conquest as Director of Business Development for Telco Solutions, who will be responsible for broadening hybris´ marketshare in the Telco arena, where the company has already worked successfully with mobile phone distributors including Brightpoint and the mobile network operator Telmore.
Peter brings to hybris over 25 years experience marketing Operational and Business Support Systems and eCommerce solutions amongst international telecoms operators and service providers. Based in the UK, he will be responsible for opening new international business development and sales opportunities in the telecommunications sector for hybris.

Prior to joining hybris, Peter managed the Telco sales team at ATG, expanding that company’s footprint in Europe, Middle East and Latin America. He also spent five years at US-based Mediation and Business Analytics company, TeleSciences, building $multi-million revenues by winning large blue-chip Telco customers in Europe. Previously he was with ECtel winning contracts with telecoms operators and was BT Account Director for Azure during the period of its spin-out.

hybris is working closely with a number of companies in the telco sector, but with the appointment of Peter Conquest, it will be able to extend its focus further into the market. hybris’ approach includes also the launch of a solution dedicated to the needs of telecoms operators and service providers, and a full-scale sales and marketing campaign.
Commenting on the appointment, Ariel Luedi, CEO at hybris, said: “Peter Conquest provides hybris with a level of industry knowledge that will help us to successfully expand our market presence the telco sector. He has many influential contacts and a depth of expertise that we can utilize. We look forward to working very closely with him at this exciting time in hybris’s development.”

About hybris
(www.hybris.com),
hybris is a leading vendor of next generation agile multichannel commerce software. Its clear vision about the need for consistency, co-ordination and personalisation of information across all channels and throughout all phases of the customer lifecycle has resulted in the development of an integrated, agile solution which supports the industrialisation and automation of operational marketing and sales processes. It is spearheading innovation in this field, enabling businesses to communicate and sell across all channels in a consistent and effective way.
Established in 1997, hybris has a proven track record of profitability and growth, with ambitious expansion plans for the future. Headquartered in Munich, it has offices in the U.S., UK, Netherlands, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, France and Sweden. Its international presence is extended via a dedicated network of business and technology partners across Europe and the USA. It has over 240 customers worldwide running more than 2,000 websites "powered by hybris". Customers are local and global brands from retail and manufacturing industries, including: Adidas, Levi´s, Lufthansa, Nespresso, Toys´R´Us, Coca Cola Beverages, Ericsson, Rexel, Bobcat and Kaiser+Kraft.

For further information please contact:
Julie Kirby or James Cooper
Ascendant Communications
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E-mail: jkirby@ascendcomms.net / jcooper@ascendcomms.net

Published on: 6:00AM on 18th December 2010