Retarus Press Release:
Oliver Prevrhal appointed to expand regional growth
Retarus boosts APAC presence with new Managing Director
Munich, 16.11.2015 // Retarus, a leading global provider of professional messaging solutions managing the safe and efficient flow of information for enterprises worldwide, is strengthening its presence in Asia Pacific to better cater to the needs of local businesses with the appointment of Oliver Prevrhal as Managing Director of Retarus Asia. The strategic expansion of its Asian subsidiary in Singapore is meant to boost the messaging service provider’s business in the APAC region.
The Asia Pacific market has become a strong focus for Retarus, being the hub of the company’s six key customer sectors — manufacturing, logistics, banking, insurance, ICT and Internet economy. With the appointment of Oliver Prevrhal to expand the local sales, service and engineering team, Retarus is strengthening its commitment to the region, focusing on new growth markets.
“Over the years, Asia Pacific has started increasingly contributing to our business volume and is therefore, a strategic core region for Retarus, enabling us to better respond to current local industry needs. Globally, Asia Pacific also leads the growth for our target industry sectors, offering great opportunities for us,” says Johannes Hecker, Chief Operating Officer of Retarus Group.
Oliver Prevrhal to expand business in Asia
Having established a presence in Singapore over the last two years, Retarus’ priority for the upcoming year is to increase its headcount and on expanding e-mail security services among MNCs, resellers and service providers.
“To stay competitive in the rapidly growing region, fast, smooth and secure business processes will be of particular importance to companies in the region so we see strong opportunities to penetrate and add value to Asia Pacific,” says Oliver Prevrhal. “By using Retarus’ cloud messaging services companies significantly increase the efficiency of their electronic communication and their entire business processes.”
Prevrhal brings seven years of experience from Retarus in Austria, and also held various management positions at Compaq, Xerox and Getty Images, with strong knowledge not only with Retarus’ services, but also market requirements and customer needs.
“Having built our local subsidiary in Austria and managing it with great success, Oliver Prevrhal is a perfect brand ambassador and the ideal candidate for the position as Managing Director,” says Johannes Hecker.
Retarus is one of the world’s fastest expanding providers of managed services for B2B communication. Customers from all industries, including companies such as Agoda, Adidas, Bayer, BT, DHL, Honda, Mitsubishi, Panasonic, Sony and Santander rely on Retarus’ services. The messaging services provider’s portfolio includes managed fax, email, SMS, voice and EDI services. Customers benefit not only from the highest levels of quality, flexibility and service transparency, but also of maximum safety, efficiency, and reliability – thus significantly optimizing their business processes. All services are provided in Retarus’ data centers at seven locations worldwide according to the locally applicable compliance and privacy requirements.
Since 1992, Retarus has been supporting companies in achieving highly efficient communication. The global information logistics provider with 14 branches on four continents always plays an important role where large amounts of data need to be transmitted securely and reliably –– irrespective of which communication channels, interfaces, applications and devices are required. The services are soundly based on a Global Delivery Network which includes the company’s own data centres in Europe, the USA and the APAC region, as well as fully redundant carrier infrastructure. Half of all EURO STOXX 50 companies and about 20 percent of Dow Jones corporations rely on Retarus’ services. Longstanding customers include Adidas, Bayer, BNP Paribas, Continental, DHL, DZ BANK, Goldman Sachs, Honda, Osram, Puma, Sixt, T-Systems, Sony and Thomas Cook.