|[August 19, 2014]
Intershop Appoints David Ricketts Vice President North American Sales
SAN FRANCISCO --(Business Wire)--
the leading independent technology vendor for omni-channel commerce
solutions, today announced that it has appointed e-commerce industry
veteran David Ricketts to lead the sales organization in North America.
It has also added twenty-year industry veteran Mike Ensor as VP of
Technical Pre-Sales and Managed Services. The addition of these top
e-commerce talents reflects the continued growth and investment strategy
by Intershop in its strategic US region.
Mr. Ricketts brings to Intershop nearly 20 years of experience in
software sales and sales management - most of which was spent in
e-commerce. Ricketts previously served as senior vice president of sales
at Insite Software; vice president of sales, North America for hybris;
executive sales at ATG (Oracle); and director of national retail sales
at Sterling Commerce (News - Alert), Inc. (now part of IBM). His knowledge and
experience gained in helping both b2c and b2b enterprise-level accounts
grow their online sales and transform their approach to digital customer
experience will be a significant asset as Intershop continues to expand
its customer and partner portfolio in the US.
"Intershop is an e-commerce platform pioneer and is consistently ranked
as a leader by the industry analysts; they're perfectly poised to help
companies transform their digital customer experience," said Ricketts.
"I'm delighted to have joined the Intershop team of experts and to both
participate in the expansion f the company's footprint in North America
and help our customers realize their omni-channel goals and objectives."
Mr. Mike Ensor, VP of Pre-sales and Managed Services, has also been
added to the team, bringing with him over 20 years of deep technology
experience in e-commerce. Mr. Ensor was most recently e-commerce
practice principal architect at digital agency pioneer Acquity Group
(now part of Accenture (News - Alert)). Mike's technology career also includes
planning, analysis, recommendation and deployment of large technology
solutions for companies such as AT&T (News - Alert), Carter's/OshKosh, SkyMall,
RealNetworks, Nintendo, VMWare and Kohls. Mike will lead Intershop's
technical pre-sales organization and directly assist and advise b2b and
b2c organizations on best practice approaches to digital transformation
via e-commerce. He will also take on the leadership role for Intershop's
thriving managed services practice that hosts and manages clients'
"The e-commerce market is unique and highly specialized," said Jochen
Moll, CEO, Intershop. "Hiring top talent with deep industry experience
in our strategic growth region will help us better serve our customers,
our partners and our shareholders. We are very pleased to have added
David and Mike to our growing team in the US," Moll added.
To learn more about Intershop visit here.
Intershop Communications AG (founded in Germany 1992; Prime Standard:
ISH2) is the leading independent provider of omni-channel commerce
solutions. Intershop offers high-performance packaged software for
internet sales, complemented by all necessary services including online
marketing consulting. Intershop also acts as a business process
outsourcing provider, covering all aspects of online retailing up to
fulfillment. Around the globe more than 500 enterprise customers,
including HP, BMW, Deutsche Telekom (News - Alert) and Mexx, run Intershop solutions.
Intershop is headquartered in Jena, Germany, and has offices in the
United States, Europe, Australia and China. More information about
Intershop can be found online at�www.intershop.com.
This news release contains forward-looking statements regarding
future events or the future financial and operational performance of
Intershop. Actual events or performance may differ materially from those
contained or implied in such forward-looking statements. Risks and
uncertainties that could lead to such difference could include, among
other things: Intershop's limited operating history, the
unpredictability of future revenues and expenses and potential
fluctuations in revenues and operating results, significant dependence
on large single customer deals, consumer trends, the level of
competition, seasonality, risks related to electronic security, possible
governmental regulation, and general economic conditions.
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