2013-01-09 12:43:57 - Karl-Martin Haaf becomes managing partner at wiora Channel Partners
Landau, January 9, 2013 - Karl-Martin Haaf accepted the position of managing partner at wiora Channel Partners, a network of IT business professionals which helps IT vendors to enter new markets. Haaf joined the company as senior partner in May 2012 and worked with major, international customers guiding them in the establishment of an indirect sales channel in Central Europe. Before joining wiora Channel Partners, Haaf was responsible for the channel development at HP Software and at Matrix42, a German system management provider. In his new position, he assumes responsibility for the entire operative business of the channel-oriented consulting business unit within wiora Software GmbH and will have a strong focus on the growth of the business across Europe.
our many years of experience in the IT channel business with innovative consulting and remuneration models that fit the respective degree of maturity of our customers and enables us to open doors for new technologies, which remain otherwise mostly closed," explains Karl-Martin Haaf. "Taking on the responsibilities of managing partner is a natural extension of my previous activities and a challenge I accepted gladly and joyfully."
"We welcome the appointment of Mr. Karl-Martin Haaf as managing partner and look forward to our further cooperation. Mr. Haaf has excellently supported us in the past few months and made a decisive contribution to the development and expansion of the Nexthink partner network in Germany." says Merten Slominsky, Executive Vice President Europe at Nexthink S.A. from Switzerland, one of the current customers of wiora Channel Partners.
Volker Wiora, founder, namesake and former managing partner remains with the organization and will continue to be available to all other partners and their clients in an advisory capacity. In addition, Wiora will oversee another business unit of the wiora Software GmbH, the cloud solution Channelplace.
"We were very glad that we could win Karl-Martin Haaf for our company as a senior partner in early 2012. With his wealth of experience he has enabled us to considerably grow in 2012 and to offer our customers even better services." says Volker Wiora. "I am very happy that he is now ready to take over responsibility for this business unit with a clear concept for continued and sustainable growth."
About wiora Channel Partners
wiora Channel Partners is a team of software channel professionals providing executive advisory and channel development services to vendors of IT solutions. We help our clients to find and implement business relationships to partners already established in business areas and segments that are new to them. wiora Channel Partners is a business unit of wiora Software GmbH. For more information see www.wiora.com.
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