Fotech, a bp Launchpad company and pioneer in fibre enabled Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS) technology, has appointed Jean-Yves Le Gall as the company’s Chief Sales Officer.
In this role, Le Gall will be leading and managing Fotech’s sales teams, strategic partnerships, sales engineering, bid management and sales operations around the world, creating and maintaining long-term customer relationships, and developing sales strategies and sales plans.
Chris Shannon, Chief Executive Officer at Fotech, says, “Jean-Yves joins Fotech at a dynamic time for us. We are focusing on a range of new and emerging markets and industry sectors. With his exceptional experience and skills, we are delighted to have him on board.”
Le Gall said, “This is a fantastic company with great people facing a wonderful business opportunity. The technology is a strong asset; the market for DAS is almost untapped, so I am highly motivated to lead the Fotech global sales teams on this great adventure. It is important that we ensure the markets around the world understand the many benefits and applications of our solutions. And the opportunities are endless – from oil and gas and water pipelines to security, energy and infrastructure.”
Before joining Fotech, Le Gall worked in the telecommunications, satellite technology and IT sectors. He has a Master's Degree in Business Management and International Business from the INSEEC Business School in Bordeaux, France.
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