LONDON, April 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
PR Newswire, the global leader in innovative communications, marketing solutions and commercial news and content distribution, today announced the appointment of Nicoletta Nicoli as Group Sales Operations Director for EMEA and India.
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Nicoli's new role marks the consolidation of PR Newswire's regional management structure, with her overseeing local presences in Paris, Stockholm, Tel-Aviv, Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Dubai as well as UK, MED, DACH and CIS teams based in London.
Since joining PR Newswire in 2006 Nicoli has held the positions of Sales Manager - data products, Sales Manager - Continental Europe and CEMEA Sales Director. As Sales Manager of data products she transformed PR Newswire's data sales operation from the outset leading to its subsequent success. In her role as CEMEA Sales Director she handled PR Newswire's largest sales partner News Aktuell (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) to drive 25% growth and provided support and guidance to the joint venture business in the Netherlands (ANPps). Simultaneously she helped to build the Med region (Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Turkey); Russia/CIS region and fulfilled the demands of the vibrant Israel business whilst guiding PR Newswire's growth in the Middle East.
"As PR Newswire continues to expand on its position of strength in EMEA and India, Nicoletta's appointment signifies the unification of our regional strategy," said Lisa Ashworth, CEO PR Newswire EMEA and India "We are delighted to have an individual with the in-depth experience across the wide variety of cultures and markets that we cover and the ability to drive significant growth in those regions and ensure that PR Newswire consolidates its position as the leading international news distribution provider."
Nicoli assumes her new post during a period of strong development and growth. She said:
"On both a personal and corporate level, this appointment marks the start of an exciting period at PR Newswire for myself and the EMEA and India sales directorate. I am looking forward to achieving further success for PR Newswire, building on the strong foundations we've already laid down: a team of high-calibre individuals, a suite of market-leading products and a reputation for delivering results."
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