Clear-Com hires new Asia Pacific sales director

Clear-Com has chosen Ann Williams as its new director of sales for Asia Pacific.

Williams will use her sales and leadership experience to build on the company’s current success in the region and drive new business. In addition to Southeast Asia, Williams will have supervisory responsibility for the China and India markets as well as Japan, Korean, Australia, and New Zealand.

“Asia-Pacific remains a strategically important region with considerable growth opportunities for Clear-Com. Thanks to the support and dedication of our in-region team and our distribution networks, Clear-Com continues to be the leader in intercom solutions,” said Bob Boster, president of Clear-Com. “The breadth of Ann’s experience and her extensive knowledge of the Asia-Pacific region will be invaluable in deepening our market penetration and growing our customer base in this region. We are confident in her ability to drive further success for our business.”

With a proven track record of developing markets and growing revenues in Asia, Williams joins Clear-Com from the encoding solutions provider Envivio, where she first held the role of director of sales, Asia Pacific, before progressing to the role of VP sales, Asia Pacific, growing revenue significantly year on year. Prior to this she held several senior positions at Pinnacle Systems; her achievements include launching Pinnacle Systems China, developing successful sales strategies for new product lines and building strategic partnerships. Williams has also held senior roles at Netscape Communications and Macromedia.

“I am extremely pleased to be part of the Clear-Com team, to continue to advance our position in the Broadcast, Live Performance, Live Events, and Pro-AV markets, Williams added. "With the strength of the Clear-Com brand, the enviable portfolio of Communication and Connectivity solutions, and excellent reputation in service and support, this opportunity at Clear-Com represents an exciting challenge to further expand and develop business in the Asia-Pacific region.”