Next Ventures appoints global SAP sales director
Etheridge joins Next Ventures with over 20 years’ experience gained in senior roles for global enterprise technology recruitment firms where he headed up SAP sales operations in the USA, Europe, Far East and domestic territories.
“Having managed various global teams and augmented diverse global projects for many years with the sole objective of adding value to each client’s IT recruitment requirements I was keen to apply this practiced approach to new challenges. After speaking with Next Ventures I quickly recognised these principles echoed in their own practices and it was therefore an easy decision for me to accept the responsibility of expanding their global SAP business.”
Etheridge is assigned with expanding Next Venture’s international SAP recruitment team by increasing it by 50% in one year with a particular focus on further developing Next Venture’s SAP business in the UK, Germany, Switzerland and Brazil. His SAP focused team will draw on Next Venture’s expanding 180,000 world-wide network of qualified enterprise technology talent, utilise Next Venture’s multi-lingual consultants practiced in the multi-cultural requirements of transnational recruitment and capitalise on the client referrals and recommendations already gained in these countries.
Richard Lacey co-founder of Next Ventures, summarises, “We have experienced considerable year on year growth across our SAP business both domestically and internationally. To maximise our global SAP opportunity and boost our expansion in key territories including the UK, Germany, Switzerland and Brazil we sought an experienced sales director. Etheridge’s extensive skill in developing international SAP recruitment business was an immediate fit for us and we therefore look confidently ahead in anticipation of the achievement of our growth targets in desired territories.”
Next Ventures is a multi-award winning 100% Information Technology (IT) focused recruitment business headquartered in London, with international subsidiaries in Germany, Switzerland and Brazil.