George Gallian, President of MWB becomes Compass Sales CEO12 Oct, 2005
George Gallian, President of MWB becomes Compass Sales CEO
Compass Sales Solutions announced that George Gallian of MWB has been named its new CEO. George brings with him 27 years of copy industry experience, millions of dollars worth of increased revenue expertise and many industry awards.
George began his career in southern California in the office automation industry with Edgemont Sales Corporation in 1979. George held several positions in the span of his fifteen year tenure at Edgemont, eventually becoming V.P. and a partner. George and his Edgemont partner sold to Erskine House in 1990. Erskine House was eventually merged into Alco Standard, where George became the VP of Marketing for the Southern California region of IKON. After the initial merge of seven independent Alco companies, George left to become partner at MWB Business Systems.
Since joining MWB, George and his team have grown MWB from two to seven branches in only five years, while simultaneously increasing revenues from 18 million to 60 million. George and his partners sold the business to Imagine Technology Group in March of 1999.
At Imagine Technology group George assisted in acquisition and assimilation of seven additional companies with combined revenues of 117 million. Imagine Technology Group sold to Global in 2004.
George attributes the rapid growth of MWB to the professional management team assembled. The management team is capable of implementing the many innovative approaches that has given MWB the competitive edge over the competition.
MWB has been Sharp Electronics largest dealer in the United States for six consecutive years and has won numerous industry awards.
George serves on the Sharp Dealer Advisory Council and has been a member of The Executive Committee (TEC) for many years. George and his wife Barbara live in Corona del Mar, California.
"I elected to join Compass because it was the only software I found that made money! It gave new reps the process and professionalism necessary to close sales. It helped senior reps adopt more profitable print/solution centric selling. It also gave management the control necessary to ensure profit in the aftermarket. I am looking forward to working with Troy and the talented team at Compass." states George Gallian, CEO of Compass Sales Solutions.
Compass Sales Solutions is a software company created for the industry, by the industry to assist copier dealerships in managing the sales process and provide the ability to offer fleet management. For more information call us at (800) 295-0411 or visit our website at http://www.compasscontact.net/.