Adds Longtime Industry Pro Jim Fairweather as EVP of Global Sales
SUDBURY, Mass. — Aug. 11, 2014 — Revolabs®, the premier provider of audio solutions for unified communications (UC), enterprise collaboration, and professional audio applications, today announced the appointment of Jim Fairweather to executive vice president of global sales. As the leader of Revolabs' global sales team, Fairweather will be responsible for the worldwide management and recruitment of the sales organization as well as the growth and profitability of the entire portfolio of Revolabs products.
"With the substantial changes Revolabs has recently undergone, from our recent acquisition to the launch of several new product lines across multiple verticals, we saw a need to strengthen our sales team," said JP Carney, CEO of Revolabs. "Jim possesses a deep understanding of the industry, and we are confident that he will play a big part in ensuring the success of Revolabs' new product launches and round out the team with his proven leadership skills, dynamic channel strategy, and solid customer and industry relationships."
Having worked in the high technology industry for over 30 years, Fairweather brings an intimate knowledge of UC to Revolabs. Previously he served as vice president of worldwide sales for Hewlett Packard Visual Collaboration Business Unit; and vice president, Americas and U.S. sales at Polycom, PictureTel, and MCI WorldCom, and most recently vice president of worldwide channel sales for Vidyo. Fairweather holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Bentley University and has completed the Executive Management Program at the University of Michigan.
"I am delighted to be joining Revolabs at such a pivotal time and to be a part of such a great team and innovative company," said Fairweather. "I am confident that I will be able to make a substantial contribution to the immediate success of the company, and support the exemplary work of the sales team as we look to the future."