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Amaro, Italy – Eurotech, a leading supplier of embedded systems, M2M platforms and IoT solutions, has announced the appointment of Geoffrey A. Morton as new group vice president for the M2M/IoT Line of Business. Under this role, Mr. Morton will co-ordinate the direct sales of Eurotech’s M2M offering worldwide, supervising and controlling the sales activities carried out by local teams in each subsidiary of the Group. Moreover, Mr. Morton will take the lead in the development of the indirect sales channels, such as VARs and System Integrators.
Geoffrey Morton has over 30 years’ experience in successfully developing business for both hardware and software solutions. During his last assignment before joining Eurotech, he has been leading the worldwide Java commercial business unit for Oracle as group vice president. His main responsibilities were defining the strategy, go to market and engagement models for the Java business; also to help define the strategy for development, execution and coordinate comprehensive industry campaigns and marketing plans encompassing integrated development, sales and marketing initiatives designed to penetrate and grow targeted markets in the Internet of Things (IoT).
“I’m very pleased that Geoffrey has joined Eurotech to boost the market penetration of our M2M & IoT offering”, said Roberto Siagri, President and Chief Executive Officer of Eurotech. “His extensive experience and proven abilities in successfully leading the business development of world-class HW and SW solutions will help us in getting traction on the market in terms of maximizing the number of customers and early adopters of our M2M platforms and IoT solutions.”