Retarus boosts APAC presence with new MD
By Digital News Asia November 18, 2015
- Oliver Prevrhal to expand sales, service and engineering teams
- APAC leads the growth globally for company’s target industry sectors
PROFESSIONAL messaging solutions provider Retarus said it is strengthening its presence in the region with with the appointment of Oliver Prevrhal (pic above) as managing director of Retarus Asia.
The expansion of its Asian subsidiary in Singapore is meant to boost its business in the region, the company said in a statement.
The Asia Pacific market has become a strong focus for Retarus, being the hub of its six key customer sectors – manufacturing, logistics, banking, insurance, ICT and the Internet economy, it added.
With the appointment of Prevrhal to expand the local sales, service and engineering teams, 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,” said chief operating officer Johannes Hecker.
“Globally, Asia Pacific also leads the growth for our target industry sectors, offering great opportunities for us,” he added.
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Having established a presence in Singapore two years ago, Retarus said its priority for the upcoming year is to increase its headcount and expand e-mail security services among multinationals, 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,” said Prevrhal.
“By using Retarus’ cloud messaging services, companies significantly increase the efficiency of their electronic communication and their entire business processes,” he added.
Prevrhal brings seven years of experience from Retarus in Austria, and also held various management positions at Compaq, Xerox and Getty Images.
Retarus provides managed services for B2B (business-to-business) communications. Its customers include Adidas, Bayer, BT, DHL, Honda, Mitsubishi, Panasonic and Sony.
Its portfolio includes managed fax, email, SMS, voice and EDI services.
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