York Launches EMEA International Division
EATONTOWN, NEW JERSEY – June 7, 2011 – York Telecom Corporation, the leading global provider of visual communications services and solutions announced today, as part of its continued expansion and international growth program, the appointment of David Berger to launch and run its European, Middle East and African Division (EMEA). The EMEA headquarters will be based in the UK at Windsor, Berkshire.
“In establishing our first international operation in the UK we are executing on our plan to create a truly global company that can satisfy the needs of the market,” said David Phillips, the recently appointed President of York. ”Not only does the UK represent about 10% of the worldwide market for videoconferencing it also serves as a logical base for providing a more localized presence for our customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa and will further consolidate our partnerships with industry leaders like CISCO, Polycom, Microsoft and Avaya.”
Commenting on his appointment, David Berger said, “My role as Managing Director is to quickly establish York as the leading Video Managed Services provider in EMEA. This will be achieved through investment in partnerships; the recruitment of an EMEA consultative sales operation and a team of senior business consultants all targeted with delivering Video Managed Services to major public and commercial organizations across EMEA. The business will also be supported by an influential Advisory Board of industry leaders who will assist in the rapid expansion of high level relationships throughout the region.”
David Berger also noted, “The timing of this launch is significant as visual communications services are rapidly becoming part of the fabric of modern international businesses as users demand fault free access to video services whenever they want, wherever they are. York is bringing a new and sophisticated level of Video Managed Service to the market through its unique ability to deploy, interoperate and manage the entire visual assets of an organization whilst ensuring seamless integration within its UC ecosystem. York clearly stands out as an ambitious company with the most experience and innovation in satisfying customer needs in this market and I am excited to be part of achieving a leadership positioning for York in EMEA.”
About David Berger
David is a 30+ year veteran of the IT and Telecommunications Industry. He held various senior sales & marketing positions at Datapoint where he led the transformation of the company from a Mini-Computer supplier to become the leading supplier of Call Centre solutions across Europe. Created a startup consultancy backed by Venture Capitalist 3i and exited within 3 years having created significant value for the shareholders. Subsequently, he acquired the Datapoint Corporation with a VC partner for $50 million dollars and led the company as CEO before taking on a number of consultancy roles for several international IT companies.
About York Telecom
York Telecom is a leading provider of visual communication services and solutions for Commercial, Education, Medical and Public Sector clients. Founded in 1985, the company is headquartered in Eatontown, New Jersey. The company offers total managed conferencing services, consulting, integration and operational services, professional video production and postproduction for visual communication solutions such as Videoconferencing, Streaming Media, Video on Demand, Custom Media Studio and Room Design and Multimedia Network Management. York Telecom has worldwide branch offices, a multi-lingual VNOC and help desk and a worldwide integration, production and support force. For more information, visit York Telecom online at www.yorktel.com or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.