Retarus Press Release
Florian Stotz new Country Manager at retarus (Schweiz) AG
Zurich, October 01, 2012 // Messaging specialist retarus (Schweiz) AG has appointed Florian Stotz as Country Manager, effective from October 1, 2012. He succeeds Georg Hartmann who has left the company. Florian’s appointment will help to further reinforce Switzerland’s importance as one of the messaging specialist’s core markets. From October 1, 2012, Ernesto Eggli will also support the Retarus team as Senior Account Manager.
Florian Stotz (44) has 15 years of domestic and European B2B sales and marketing experience. Prior to moving to Retarus, Stotz was the Sales & Marketing Manager at Tectura AG in Wallisellen. He also held posts at RWD Technologies, Kofax, Dicom, Topcall and Recos. During his time at Topcall, Florian gathered eight years of experience in charge of messaging solutions and fax services sales. He will of course be bringing this wealth of experience to Retarus along with his outgoing personality, network of contacts built up during his many years in the corporate communications sector, and managerial experience in terms of local sales teams. These are all key factors that will help him to acquire new customers and manage strategic partners, in turn ensuring the long-term development of Retarus’ Swiss operations. Ernesto Eggli (60) will also be on hand to support Florian Stotz in expanding retarus (Schweiz) AG. Ernesto has many years of in-depth industry experience following various positions at Cap Gemini and as a business manager at Helbling IT Solutions AG. Prior to moving to Retarus, Ernesto was the Sales Manager at impaq.
“Switzerland is one of Retarus’ core markets and our Swiss operations have been growing continuously for a number of years now. We naturally want this trend to continue. As messaging services are a vital means of communication for businesses, this market segment will continue to grow for us - especially when competitors are discontinuing services such as Google Postini”, said Roland Augustin, Vice President International Business Development at Retarus. “By appointing Florian Stotz Country Manager, we have gained a messaging and sales expert with many years of experience. Retarus is one of the fastest-growing IT service companies in the world with operations on every continent. Numerous global companies are headquartered in Switzerland, and we definitely want to expand our collaboration with these companies in the future”, Roland added.
Retarus is a leading global provider of cloud based professional messaging solutions and has been developing and offering services for electronic corporate communications since 1992. The company's customers encompass large and medium-sized corporations, with service extending to more than 3,500 worldwide customers in various sectors. Customers such as Allianz, Bayer, Honda, Sony and Adidas rely on Retarus messaging services to exchange mission-critical business documents. Retarus and its affiliates employ more than 240 dedicated professionals worldwide. Each of its employees makes Retarus' core service values customer focus, innovation, high quality and transparency their mission. In addition to it’s Headquarters in Germany and the US, Retarus maintains subsidiaries in Austria, Australia, Canada, Italy, France, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates.
messaging services since 1992