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BlueCentral Appoints New Sales Director

  • 03 October, 2007 11:34

<p>Sydney, Australia - 3 October 2007: BlueCentral, a leading Australian hosting solutions provider, has appointed Jason Barker to the role of Sales Director.</p>
<p>In this role, Jason will be responsible for driving Australian business growth and developing campaigns to build BlueCentral’s enterprise brand locally and internationally. Jason will hold responsibility for the BlueCentral sales and pre-sales teams, and establishing and strengthening relationships with strategic customers.</p>
<p>Jason brings to the role more than 10 years background in sales roles in the telecommunications and technology industries, including experience in the UK and Asia Pacific.</p>
<p>Most recently, Jason held the role of Sales Manager for mobile email technology company Seven Networks. In this role, he was responsible for managing the relationships with all of the company’s carrier and corporate customers across Australia and New Zealand, as well as the company’s customer service and technical support teams. In this position Jason successfully managed the rollout and delivery of Seven Networks’ mobility product to a major Australian mobile operator.</p>
<p>Prior to this, Jason worked as Sales and Marketing Manager for Visto Corporation in London, where he managed the Vodafone UK team. Vodafone was Visto’s largest account in Europe and Jason’s go-to-market plan for Vodafone in 2006 was adopted in its entirety.</p>
<p>Jason also held the role of account manager at Global Crossing in Europe, where he was the top revenue performer in 2003/2004.</p>
<p>Anthony Banek, Managing Director, BlueCentral, said, “Jason has outstanding experience in various sales roles across the IT industry locally and internationally. In these roles, he has demonstrated that he is driven, passionate and has strong leadership skills. It’s an exciting time for BlueCentral as our business grows and changes so we need an innovative thinker who can not only keep up with the pace, but lead us into new markets. I am confident that Jason is the person to take on this challenge.”</p>
<p>About BlueCentral</p>
<p>BlueCentral, a wholly owned subsidiary of BlueFreeway, provides hosting business infrastructure solutions. We partner with our clients to deliver websites and applications effectively and securely online. Established since 1997, we have become one of Australia’s premier web hosting and domain name providers.</p>
<p>BlueCentral, formerly known as Destra Hosting, focuses on creating pragmatic hosting and infrastructure solutions, servicing in excess of 12,000 businesses worldwide.</p>
<p>If you would like to view the latest interviews with some of the BlueCentral management team, please visit http://www.bluecentral.com/about-bluecentral/company-update/.</p>
<p>About BlueFreeway</p>
<p>BlueFreeway (ASX: BLU) is an independent, global digital and interactive marketing communications company with stakes in a growing portfolio of digital and interactive marketing specialists, as well as BlueCentral, a leading hosting and business infrastructure company. BlueFreeway’s product development division recently announced the launch of blu. – a marketing portal designed specifically for marketing professionals to collaborate and network. The company has offices in Australia, Chile, China, France, India, Italy, Japan, Spain, Thailand, United Kingdom, and the United States.</p>
<p>BlueFreeway offers a suite of end-to-end, internet and mobile marketing solutions, to major corporate and government advertisers. The Portfolio Companies in the BlueFreeway Group include: Blackglass, BlueArc Group, BlueCentral, Certifica.com, Clear Light Digital, Cogentis, Communicator Interactive, Deepend Sydney, Digicon, eHound, Fivia, Forty Two International, Holler, IBC, JSA Interactive, MassMedia Studios, Max Australia, SageMetrics, Spectrum Communications Group, Spin Communications, Tentacle, and Viva9.</p>
<p>www.bluefreeway.com</p>
<p>Media Contact:</p>
<p>Sally Carvallo
Marketing Director
BlueCentral Pty Ltd
+61 2 9336 8565
sally.carvallo@bluecentral.com</p>
<p>Rachel York
Max Australia
+61 2 9954 3492
rachel.york@maxaustralia.com.au</p>

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