SOURCE: RPost

RPost

June 17, 2011 10:10 ET

RPost Opens New European Offices and Enhances US Executive Team With New US Sales Director, Additional Hires

RPost, the Global Leader in Email Encryption, Proof of Delivery and Electronic Signatures Opens New Offices in Boston, Amsterdam and Zurich While Expanding Staff in Los Angeles and London

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 17, 2011) - RPost, the inventor of Registered Email® services with 33 patents covering third-party authentication of email, email encryption, and electronic signatures for legal contracts, has expanded the capabilities of its US and European business units by adding key new team members, as well as opening new offices in Amsterdam and Zurich. New hires will also be joining RPost's Los Angeles, Boston and London offices in a sweeping expansion of RPost's global service capacity and expert security capabilities.

Blending a new team of legal, marketing, sales and finance experts, RPost increases its market leadership in the electronic notifications, e-signatures, and secure messaging industry with this new team of veteran office heads and sales experts.

US Sales Director Craig James -- a 15-year sales veteran with prior leadership positions at CT Insurance Services, Thomson Financial and Track Data Corp -- now leads RPost's new Boston sales office. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Wiebe Barkey, a founding partner of DM-Interface, a leading Dutch direct marketing service provider, now heads RPost's new Amsterdam office. Barkey has over 20 years' experience in direct marketing for the financial services industry. The Amsterdam office represents RPost throughout the Benelux region. Alongside Barkey, Bart Bonnevalle, an IT sales veteran, now heads the sales department for this region.

RPost's new Zurich office is part of RPost AG, a newly incorporated Swiss subsidiary. RPost AG is now headed by Hayri Bulman, a 30-year IT services veteran who has worked in management positions at GE and Xerox. The Swiss operation also covers RPost's expanding activities in Germany and complements RPost's European offices in Amsterdam and London.

Four other new hires strengthen RPost's vertical market practices in the collections, messaging, legal and postal sectors: Jodi Matteson joins RPost's office in Los Angeles as business director for collections applications. A career specialist in the collections industry, Matteson was previously a senior vice president at Verifacts. RPost also welcomes Monty Venkersammy to its Los Angeles headquarters as a business director for messaging platforms. Venkersammy was previously VP Global Sales with Trustsphere and Asia Pacific Director of Business Development XSP with Trendmicro.

In Europe, Dennis Gilham and Jane Hastings join RPost's London office. Gilham has 30 years experience in the postal sector, including 20 years as a senior executive at Neopost, and leads RPost's global postal alliance program. Hastings heads the legal vertical in the London market.

"We are pleased to introduce our industry and geographic business directors to the market -- these experts provide RPost with greater depth in our industry solution expertise and local sales knowledge around the world. In each country, more customers are looking for electronic solutions to deliver important legal documents and contracts," said RPost CEO Zafar Khan. "RPost technology is the catalyst for companies to reduce cost and expedite business as the marketplace continues to move from paper, mail, courier, fax and imaging to electronic messaging."

RPost's Registered Email® services include proof of delivery, proof of content, official time-stamping, email tracking, court-admissible email records, matter management tools, electronic signature services, electronic contract execution, end-to-end advanced email encryption, large file transfer service, meta-data cleaning, PDF conversion, PDF attachment encryption, private SideNote® messaging, Certified Email™ sender authentication, plus other features -- all in one integrated service offering.

About RPost:
RPost® is the global standard across multiple email platforms and applications for email proof, message encryption and electronic signature services. RPost Registered Email® services enable both sender and recipient to prove, sign, encrypt, archive and collaborate across desktop, mobile and online email platforms, with far less cost, time, paper and risk. RPost services are designed for industries such as insurance, financial services, legal, telecommunications, manufacturing and real estate, where the speed of contract execution, encryption or court admissible email records may be a business critical requirement. Recipient of the 2011 World Mail Award for Security, endorsed as the top pick by the 2011 JMBM Corporate Counsel Guide for Converting Contract and Legal Notices to Electronic Delivery and the 2010 Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers' Buyers Guide for Email Encryption, RPost services are in use in nearly every country in the world, by the U.S. Government through AT&T's GSA schedule, within Global F500 companies, and endorsed by the most influential American bar associations. RPost, founded in 2000, has been granted 33 patents with worldwide coverage and operates in 8 languages. To contact one of our six global business centers or to register for a no-cost trial, please visit www.rpost.com.