Palma-based e3, the leading global communications integrator and solutions provider for the marine industry, today announced the appointment of Mat Cros to the senior role of Channel Sales Manager. Cros joins from Marlink where he was Director of Sales for Maritime, Americas.
As Channel Sales Manager he takes responsibility for the team overseeing the appointment of e3's global network of Certified Distribution Partners (CDP) and Certified Installation Centre Partners (CIC). Focussing on Kymeta™ flat panel antennas and the innovative HYBRID solution, he will certify the partners by providing the network with sales, technical and installation training to ensure they meet the e3 standard of service required.
"This is an extremely exciting time for e3, with the year ahead promising to be our busiest ever. It's a pleasure to have someone of Mat's calibre and experience join us - bringing with him more than 10 years of senior experience gained with leading players in the maritime market. Myself and the team are looking forward to working very closely with him," commented Roger Horner, Group MD at e3.
Cros brings to e3 a broad depth of experience and insight across a number of sectors in satellite communications. He excels in strategic business development and managing sales partners across both direct and indirect sales in global maritime markets. Experience complemented by satellite capacity procurement with all the major Satellite Operators. He has worked with leading companies across the world including Marlink, Airbus and the London Satellite Exchange.
"Over the past few years I have watched e3 go from strength to strength and I am very excited to now have the opportunity to be part of their team," said Cros, who continued, "I'm extremely passionate about this market and with the cutting-edge product portfolio that e3 offers, I'm very much looking forward to building customer relationships across the world - and I'm sure I shall have the pleasure of running into a few old friends along the way."