News : Thing5 Names Chris Rockett as SVP of Global Sales
July 8, 2014 -- Thing5 LLC, a provider in modernizing telephony for the hospitality industry and provider of contact center services, announces that it has appointed Chris Rockett Senior Vice President of Global Sales. Mr. Rockett is an accomplished sales executive with more than 30 years’ experience in the hospitality industry. He will be responsible for sales strategy and will immediately begin hiring a team of sales professionals to address the company’s significant opportunities throughout North America and Western Europe.
Previously, Mr. Rockett served as the Executive VP, Americas for TravelClick where he led the company’s Americas growth from start-up. He has also held executive positions with Anasazi, Inc., RezSolutions Inc. and Loews Hotels.
"Chris has consistently demonstrated forward-thinking that produces strong, sustainable results while driving top and bottom-line benefits," stated David Thor, Thing5 President and CEO. "Chris’ expertise will be very important to Thing5 as we continue to create and deliver market leading solutions for our clients and we are delighted that he has joined our team."
"It is a pleasure to be joining an organization that is a leader in its space with a pioneering yet proven solution set," commented Mr. Rockett. "I am excited to build on the culture of innovation that exists at Thing5." The company plans to build a team of account executives in major-metro areas throughout the US.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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Thing5 provides hoteliers with powerful, modern solutions that enable unparalleled control over the voice channel. Thing5’s fully integrated technology and business process solutions streamline operations, enhance revenue and reduce costs. Thing5 has been providing its next-generation voice solutions for the hospitality industry since 2005 and has services deployed at over 4,000 hotels worldwide.
Published: Wednesday, July 9, 2014