Chris Willis appointed VP sales of Clear-Com
Clear-Com has announced the appointment of Chris Willis as VP of sales. Willis will lead Clear-Com’s global sales organisation and drive revenue growth within all of Clear-Com’s markets including Broadcast, Live Performance, Sports, and Marine, Military, Aerospace and Government (MAG).
Willis – who is also Clear-Com Senior Leadership Team – is based in the UK and reports to Clear-Com’s President, Bob Boster. “In the relatively short time that I have worked with Chris, he has shown impressive strategic thinking, a strong customer focus, good technical knowledge and a clear understanding of Clear-Com’s markets,” said Bob Boster, President, Clear-Com. “I am confident in his ability to lead this high-performing sales organization while strengthening and scaling our channel network, in order to accelerate Clear-Com’s global growth strategy.”
Willis joined Trilogy Communications in April 2016 as Group Sales and Marketing Director, with a remit to restructure the global sales team and develop the pipeline. Following Clear-Com’s acquisition of Trilogy, Willis took on responsibility for Trilogy and Clear-Com solution sales for the Military Aerospace & Government market for EMEA and Asia Pacific, and also worked with product management on Trilogy’s MAG line. Prior to this Willis’ extensive sales career encompassed the worlds of communications and MAG, with senior sales and business development roles at companies including L-3 Communications and VIT Security Group.
Willis commented: “With five decades of communications experience, a strong and committed partner network, and a highly-respectable professional intercom brand, Clear-Com has enormous opportunities to deepen its presence in its existing markets and to broaden its reach into adjacent markets with current and new solutions. I am looking forward to serve as a senior sales leader at one of the industry’s most innovative communications companies and capitalizing on growth opportunities to reach sales goals for Clear-Com.”