Ivalua launches UK office in London and announces new hires
Ivalua the global vendor of Spend Management solutions is pleased to announce the expansion of its team, and the opening of a new office in London, UK in order to get closer to customers and support its growth in the European market.
To develop this new regional operation, the company has appointed procurement sales professional Steve Cobley as its Sales Director and will recruit additional Project Managers and Pre Sales staff as part of the team. This new office will cover UK and North European markets including all Scandinavian countries.
«After the successful launch of the Italian office last year, the new UK office is part of the Ivalua growth strategy, though already serving a number of British clients (including Swinton Insurance, Beacon…) and responding to a growing number of British and Scandinavian invitations to tender.» commented Gérard Dahan, Ivalua Managing Director for EMEA.
« UK and Scandinavia are markets with strong potential and this opening furthermore demonstrates Ivalua’s long-term vision and investment to developing an international offering, to support its customers, to develop client acquisition and marketing activities worldwide. » he said.
A launch event will be held on 23rd October 2014 at The Dorchester, Mayfair, London, providing an opportunity for Ivalua to meet with the purchasing departments of large British companies.
« Joining Ivalua is an amazing opportunity and I’m glad to be part of such an innovative company at the forefront of the Procurement technology market. Having spent 15 years in Procurement Technology it is great to deliver a comprehensive Full Lifecycle solution to a market that is demanding a technology partner that will collaborate with them with a strong focus on our customer’s agenda. » concluded Steve Cobley.