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Smartner expands in Europe


New offices in Paris, Gothenburg and Madrid

Smartner, the European leader in mobile email and office solutions, today announced further expansion into Europe and forming of Smartner offices to Paris France, Gothenburg Sweden and Madrid Spain. Thomas Chauchard has been appointed as Executive Vice President Business Development to drive Smartner’s European operations further.

Chauchard brings 18 years of sales and operations management experience in high technology, primarily in leading software organisations to Smartner. Prior to joining Smartner, Chauchard was the managing director at iPIN for the EMEA operating territory with offices in Paris, London and Munich. He was responsible for all business operations in this region, which included sales, event marketing and professional services.

“I am very happy to have Thomas joining us and the new offices guarantee that we are where we have to be; close to our European customers”, said Paul Hedman, CEO Smartner. “Thomas Chauchard will help driving Smartner's ongoing international business expansion, with responsibility for international sales and business development. His extensive knowledge of the vertical markets will be invaluable as Smartner continues to build on its leadership position and takes the mobile email and office solutions market to the next level.”

Smartner’s mobile email solution, Smartner Duality extends access to Microsoft Outlook and Lotus Notes to mobile devices. It pushes new emails automatically to mobile professionals without any user interaction, and provides them with complete control over their desktop functions while away from their office, with all actions mirrored simultaneously on their desktop. The Smartner Duality solution can be affordably deployed in environments ranging from only one to thousands of users, thanks to an extremely easy installation process, data traffic management, and the support for a range of most popular mobile devices available, including the new Microsoft and Symbian phones. The solution is available as Smartner Duality through Smartner reseller channels, and also trough European operators as a white-labeled solution.

"The market opportunity for Smartner Duality worldwide is phenomenal. Smartner has already secured its place as the European market leader and I look forward to growing this position in the international marketplace," said Thomas Chauchard, Executive Vice President Business Development, Smartner.

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