CodeBaby Names Longtime Industry Veteran Russ Uhlmann Jr. as Executive Vice President of Business Development
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, Jan 24, 2013 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
CodeBaby, a leading provider of Online Customer Experience
solutions, today announced the appointment of Russ Uhlmann Jr. to the
position of Executive Vice President of Business Development.
In his role with CodeBaby, Mr. Uhlmann will lead all business
development initiatives for the organization, working to open up new
opportunities in industries that would benefit from offering superior
online customer experiences. Mr. Uhlmann will initially focus on
growing the company's presence in the healthcare, eLearning, and help
desk space(s). He will then pull from his vast experience penetrating
new industries to quickly expand CodeBaby's sales team and accelerate
the company's market.
"Russ brings an unmatched record of success in growing sales
channels, specifically in healthcare, "said CodeBaby CEO Dennis
McGuire. "We are very pleased to have him lead our business
development team and look forward to utilizing his experience and
demonstrated know-how as we continue to bring CodeBaby's technology
into new markets."
Prior to joining CodeBaby, Russ spent five years with Xerox Services
(formerly ACS), a multi-billion dollar provider of BPO and technology
solutions to Global 1000 companies. During his tenure with Xerox/ACS,
Russ was focused on managing and growing the company's healthcare
footprint in several increasingly responsible roles -- VP Business
Development for Healthcare Payers and Pharma, VP Strategic Accounts
and VP/Client Managing Director. Most recently Russ led the team
responsible for the relationship with Xerox's largest and most
strategic healthcare accounts.
Before joining Xerox/ACS, Mr. Uhlmann had a successful career in a
number of client-facing roles including Sales, Business Development,
Sales Management and M&A. Russ was part of the early-stage management
team for Protocol Communications, a vertically integrated BPO and
Marketing Services provider. During his tenure, the company grew from
a startup to exceed $180 million in annual revenues through a
combination of organic sales and acquisitions. At Protocol, Mr.
Uhlmann held the position of Senior Vice President of Business
Development, responsible for National Account Sales and M&A activity.
Previously, Mr. Uhlmann worked as VP of Sales, Southern Region, for
Indigo America where he led a team to exceed annual revenues of $250
million in less than four years. He also spent 13 years at Gerber
Scientific where his greatest achievement was starting a new business
segment which he grew from start-up to $30M + in three years.
"CodeBaby possesses products that can help companies in an endless
number of industries meet the challenge of creating robust customer
self-service programs," said Russ Uhlmann Jr. "I'm very pleased to be
part of the team and even more excited by the opportunity to grow the
Russ Uhlmann Jr. holds a degree in finance from Auburn University.
CodeBaby is a leading virtual assistant technology
provider that enables companies to increase online customer
engagement, drive conversion objectives, and improve online
self-service. Customized and interactive CIVA solutions create
tremendous value for a rapidly growing number of Fortune 1000
companies as well as mid-sized clients. Companies using CodeBaby
improve their bottom line through enhanced online customer
experience, increased up-sell/cross-sell events, lead capture,
improved data capture, effective self-service, enhanced brand
promotion, and customer retention. http://www.codebaby.com
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