Experienced sales expert joins Xero
Online accounting provider Xero announced today it has appointed highly experienced sales professional Anthony Bishop as global sales director.
Bishop has 18 years experience working for global software companies, most recently as New Zealand country manager of SAS Institute, the world’s largest privately owned software company.
Xero founder and chief executive Rod Drury said Anthony’s addition continues Xero’s strategy of building a world class team to execute on our global opportunity.
“Anthony’s enterprise sales experience gives us the horsepower to define and build a scalable international sales model appropriate for small and medium businesses,” Drury said.
Bishop’s career has been driven by the desire to see customers leverage innovative technology solutions that accelerate growth and capability.
“I look forward to the challenge at Xero of using the power of the Internet to develop a sales engagement model that suits small businesses,” Bishop said.
“It’s exciting to be involved with a company designed to go global from New Zealand,” he said.
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