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iWeb Hires Canadian e-Commerce Heavyweight
MONTREAL, Oct. 2, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Simon Rivard, whose past e-commerce successes include Quebecor Media, TD Bank and Desjardins, was appointed Chief Sales and Marketing Officer of iWeb.
"The growth of any business depends on the effectiveness of its go-to-market strategy and its marketing ability," says Christian Primeau, iWeb President and Chief Operating Officer, as the company nears the 20,000 managed servers milestone. "Simon's 25-year experience will be invaluable in developing and implementing our sales and marketing strategy, as well as for the development of our range of products and services. Just as importantly, he "thinks big" and shares our values and our culture - which is very exciting!" adds Primeau.
"iWeb is essentially an entrepreneurial structure that has the means of its ambitions; there was no way I was going to refuse such a rare opportunity!" says Rivard, a graduate of Montreal's HEC, who was recently a lecturer for the Université de Sherbrooke's Masters and MBA program. (Communications and e-Commerce).
Earlier this year, iWeb was ranked among Canada's Fastest Growing Companies for a fifth consecutive year, and the reliability of its IP network continues to rank it among the world's best hosting companies, according to Netcraft, the U.K.-based Internet and hosting research organization.
About iWeb (iWeb.com)
iWeb provides the on-demand server and cloud infrastructure that allows over 20,000 customers worldwide to deliver today's Internet-based technologies and to create tomorrow's online innovations. Since 1996, Montreal-based iWeb has been rated among the world's top web infrastructure providers based on performance and reliability and among Canada's fastest growing companies.