ECi Names New Senior VP, Worldwide Sales1 Oct, 2008
ECi Names New Senior VP, Worldwide Sales
Fort Worth, TX (September 23, 2008) – eCommerce Industries, Inc. (“ECi”), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, has named Michael W. Gibson as its new Senior Vice President for worldwide sales, with responsibility for managing sales operations across all of the company’s product lines and business units, including both its North American and European operations. Mr. Gibson brings over 20 years of experience to his new position, with a background in both sales and marketing management in US and overseas markets as well as general management with full P&L responsibility.
Mr. Gibson comes to ECi from Jacksonville, Fla.-based Vurv Technology, a software provider specializing in the Human Capital Management industry. As Senior Vice President – Global Sales and Business Development for Vurv, Mr. Gibson managed teams selling in North America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and the Asian Pacific. During his first year with the company, he reorganized the company’s sales structure, increased incremental sales by more than 80 percent, opened a new sales office in Singapore and helped to facilitate and integrate a new product acquisition.
Before joining Vurv, Mr. Gibson worked for Fortune 50 computer manufacturer Dell, Inc. He held several positions during his tenure with Dell, beginning as managing director of the company’s Australia/New Zealand operations where he achieved an annual unit growth of 34 percent in a retracting market. Most recently, he served as director of Dell’s $4.2 billion Middle Market Division, overseeing sales and support to small and medium business customers in North America.
Mr. Gibson has also held a number of marketing and operational management positions at diesel engine manufacturer Cummins Inc. and business equipment manufacturer Pitney Bowes, Inc. He holds a Bachelor of Science with Honors in Marketing and Business Administration from Western Connecticut University.