Vocollect, a world leader in Voice-Directed Work, has appointed Frank Rissler (pictured) as business development manager for Central Europe, covering Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland.
Reporting to Greg Tanner, and based in Germany, Frank has been brought on board to further develop the use of Voice-Directed Work in close co-operation with Vocollect's partners in Central Europe territory and to open up new applications and customers for Vocollect Voice. By appointing Frank, Vocollect Europe has taken another step to strengthen its local presence with well-experienced staff members that can use their industry and market knowledge to build on existing and create new growth, opportunities.
"Frank's impressive track record of business building, along with his extensive experience of working with indirect distribution channels, makes him a fantastic addition to the Vocollect team," said Greg Tanner. "To consistently attract individuals of such skill and experience is a testament to Vocollect's reputation, and heralds exciting times for the company."
Frank has been involved in the Auto ID industry since 1991 after an early career as an engineer in factory process automation. He joined SATO Europe as product manager for its industrial label printers, moving on to become regional sales manager for Central Europe. Following this, he joined Zebra Technologies in 1996 where he had a number of roles including building up the distribution network in Germany and the Benelux region; and then later as a BDM for its print-engine division. He went on to become Zebra's sales manager for Central Europe running the regional office based in Germany and covering Germany, Switzerland and Austria. In 2005 Frank joined Datalogic as sales manager for its Hand Held Reader product line in Central Europe where
he has been working up until now.
''Vocollect is perfectly situated to capitalise on its enviable position to lead the industry in the 21st century," said Frank. "I am truly excited to be joining Vocollect and to help drive further industry expansion across Europe. Vocollect is a great company, with a proud history of innovation, outstanding talent and a desirable reputation for its product lines and services. It's a great honour to have the opportunity to build on its success."
Vocollect Voice, Vocollect's portfolio of products and expertise for enabling Voice-Directed Work, creates direct communication between team members and information systems to deliver unparalleled performance in a variety of environments, from distribution centers to long-term care facilities. Vocollect Voice helps front-line employees succeed at their jobs by leveraging the most human approach to communication - a two-way dialogue, talking them through their daily tasks. By replacing labour-intensive, error-prone systems such as paper, screens, scanners and keyboards for data entry, Vocollect Voice increases productivity, accuracy, safety and job satisfaction - all resulting in improved business performance. As companies pursue investments to drive new efficiencies, Vocollect Voice is at the forefront, delivering improved performance, productivity and return on investment - with superior payback typically in less than 12 months.
Since 1987, Vocollect, Inc. has delivered proven performance improvements in
productivity, accuracy, cost reduction and job satisfaction for mobile
employees. Vocollect Voice literally talks people through their daily
tasks, replacing cumbersome lists and traditional data capture methods with
hands-free, personal voice dialogs. Through a premier global network of
resellers and supply chain performance experts, hundreds of thousands of
people on six continents use Vocollect Voice to improve work every day.
Vocollect is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa., U.S.A., and supports its
clients and resellers through offices in Europe, the Americas and Asia.