Fonality (News - Alert), a provider of business phone systems and contact center solutions for small and midsize businesses, recently announced that it has appointed John Young and Raul Vera as SVP of Global Sales and SVP of Engineering and Technology, respectively.
Young, who joined Fonality in 2007 as a Channel Sales Manager, was promoted to VP of Channel Sales in 2011 after seeing his contribution to the company’s channel business. In his new role, Young has contributed in developing various new accounts and channel partners. He will be handling the company’s Global Sales, apart from overseeing the channel business.
A veteran of 26 years in systems engineering, software design and engineering, and technical management, Vera joined Fonality in 2011 as VP of Engineering. Vera has contributed in a big way in delivering major software releases, and redesigning core software. In his new role, he will be responsible for delivering software solutions that enable simple, easy-to-use business communications for small business.
“I’m so pleased that John Young and Raul Vera are taking on even greater responsibility at Fonality,” said David Scult, CEO of Fonality, in a statement. “Both have brought extensive experience to Fonality, and both have excelled in their previous roles. Any business owner will tell you that finding and promoting the best talent is a key to success; and I know that’s what we’ve done with these appointments.”
Young said, “I look forward to this challenge. My goal is strategic growth in both channel and direct sales. We are currently accelerating the growth of Fonality’s national account teams and effectively streamlining the company’s sales process to increase efficiency and productivity.”
Vera said, “I’m excited to take responsibility for all of Fonality’s engineering functions, including quality assurance and network operations, as well as internal information technology.”
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Edited by Brooke Neuman