ADvendio strengthens presence in Switzerland
Pierino Simonelli joins ADvendio as Sales Manager Switzerland and Italy
ADvendio, provider of order management solutions for cross-media advertising, expands its business activities in the Swiss market. As newly appointed Sales Manager Pierino Simonelli takes over the sales territories Switzerland and Italy. It’s intended to increase spread and expand ADvendio’s business in the two countries. As of today, ADvendio already takes care of leading Swiss media companies such as Ringier, NZZ or Stailamedia. The 40-year-old reports directly to Manuel Koubek, VP Marketing & Sales Europe at ADvendio.
“We are pleased to have found an experienced colleague for the development of our Swiss subsidiary“, says Manuel Koubek. “Pierino Simonelli knows both the Swiss and Italian market very well. With his years of experience in advertising sales he complements the team with an excellent understanding of the needs of potential customers. It was important to us to offer our customers on site a direct contact to ADvendio. With Pierino we’ve found the perfect colleague for this task!“
Before joining ADvendio Simonelli was five years Sales Director and member of the executive board at TicinOnline SA, a news portal of Italian Switzerland. Prior to that, he spent six years as Head of Internet Consulting and member of the executive board at Qualiclick AG / AdLINK Internet Media AG. In 2011 Simonelli founded successfully the SimoMedia GmbH and continues in his position as Managing Director to support its clients.
“ADvendio’s ad management solution meets the current needs of publishers and sales houses exactly. Keywords such as automation or minimization of media disruptions are an inseparable part of today’s advertising business. I’m looking forward to making ADvendio better known in both markets and to helping our customers to make their processes more efficient”, adds Pierino Simonelli.