us your company's promotions, appointments, and other people-moving announcements.
February 8, 1999
- Edify Corporation has appointed William
A.Soward to the new position of vice president, Business Development. Soward was
previously vice president, Product Marketing at Edify. In his new role, Soward will
initiate and manage Edify's strategic technology alliances worldwide and drive corporate
strategy for acquisition and investment opportunities.
- Davox Corporation has named Jeffrey E.
Anderholm to the position of vice president of marketing. In his new position,
Anderholm will have overall responsibility for product marketing, product management, and
marketing communications worldwide, and will report directly to Davox chairman and CEO
Alphonse M. Lucchese.
- Call Interactive announced the promotion of Todd
Christensen to director, software development. A long-time Call Interactive
employee, Christensen joined the organization in 1989 as a programmer analyst. By 1990, he
had progressed to software development analyst, and from there moved to a position as
- Texas Micro Inc. is expanding its presence in
the global market with two new international office locations. The first office, Texas
Micro Bureau France, located in Versailles, France, has been established to
handle the company's growing business in France. The second office, Texas Micro
Bureau Israel, located in Rehovot, Israel, will service accounts in Israel,
Eastern Europe, and the Mediterranean.
Texas Micro also announced the addition of three key individuals to it U.S. sales and
marketing team. Earnest Powell joined Texas Micro as product marketing
group manager. Powell will oversee Texas Micro's product strategy and marketing, market
research and strategic alliances on current and future products.
Teri Contant has joined the company as a direct marketing representative.
Contant is primarily responsible for direct mailing, advertisement, all marketing
collateral and the implementation of SAP for Texas Micro's marketing department.
Eric Stebel has also joined Texas Micro as a public relations manager. He
is responsible for the investor and trade public relations.
- XACCT Technologies, Inc. announced that Paul
O'Callaghan has joined the company as vice president of sales for the Americas.
In this position O'Callaghan will oversee the design and implementation of the company's
sales and strategic partnership strategy.
- Convergys Corporation announced the election of Gary
C. Butler to its Board of Directors for a term expiring in 2001. Butler is
president and COO of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP) in Roseland, New Jersey. He has
been a member of ADP's Board of Directors since 1996 and has held various positions within
ADP since 1975.
The company also announced the appointment of Claudia Schaefer to vice
president -- Legal. In her new role, Schaefer will head the team that handles legal
affairs on behalf of more than 25,000 Convergys Customer Management Group employees
throughout the United States, in Canada, and in Europe.
- Telecom executive and venture capitalist Daniel E. Moore has joined PriceInteractive, Inc. as executive vice
president for new business development and chief financial officer.
- Crystal Group Inc. appointed Craig Jensen
as CEO and Curtis Nelson as president. Jensen had previously served as
president of Crystal Group Inc. since the founding of the company in 1991. Nelson had been
Crystal's executive vice president since 1995.
- NetSpeak Corporation announced that James
C. Kwock has joined the company as vice president of marketing. Previously
general manager of Global IP Telephony Services at AT&T, Kwock launched AT&T's
Carrier Services Voice Over IP program. Kwock will direct the product marketing and
communications strategy for NetSpeak.
- NICE Systems Ltd. announced the North American
appointments of Ted Mooney to senior vice president for marketing and
business development, and Mark Pacelli to the position of vice president
Mooney will oversee the development of marketing programs, strategic alliances
and business development for North America.
Pacelli will lead NICE's sales division to expand and increase relationships with
current and new partners and customers. Pacelli was founder and CEO of IBS Corporation, a
call center software company, established in 1985. The assets of IBS were acquired by NICE
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