QBS group appoints former Microsoft SMB global partner sales lead Michael Hartmann as CCO
QBS group (“QBS”), part of The IT Channel Company (“TICC”), in Leusden appoints Michael Hartmann as Chief Commercial Officer per October 1st 2016.
For the coming years QBS expects a strong growth, both in footprint and services portfolio in which Michael’s experience and background will be of great value. Michael Hartmann (54) has extensive experience in the ICT sector and had several leading management positons at Microsoft. Prior to joining TICC Michael was the European Middle East and Africa Timezone Lead for Microsoft’s SMB business as well as the Global Lead for Dynamics SMB Partners within Microsoft, recently. In this role his objective was to double the channel sales capacity for CRM Online in SMB, activate the commercial distribution and indirect CSP channel for Business Applications and building the Dynamics SMB teams.
About The IT Channel Company
The IT Channel Company was founded in 2012 as the result from the merger between ICT service providers Conceptsales and Partner Master Class. Since the start in 2012 TICC has experienced a stormy development and will reach a revenue of € 55 million in 2016. Within TICC QBS takes care of the distribution of the Microsoft Dynamics product range in Western Europe. QBS operates in 15 countries in Western Europe, serving more than 350 partners. For the coming years a solid growth is expected. QBS supports its partners with services in areas such as marketing, lead generation, sales support and consultancy, partner and customer care, hosting solutions, training and coaching. Last year QBS introduced the OneBizz proposition; a modular cloud application for SMEs with amongst others Office365 (Outlook, SharePoint, Yammer, Skype for Business), Microsoft Dynamics CRM and ERP.
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