Houston, Texas – (The Hosting News) – November 3, 2006 – Dedicated hosting and IT infrastructure solutions provider, The Planet-EV1Servers, has named Kris C. Hansen, as Vice President of Sales, reporting to Chairman and CEO Doug Erwin. Mr. Hansen will be responsible for the combined sales forces of the newly merged companies.
Mr. Hansen brings a wealth of experience in selling IT solutions to both Fortune 500 and small and medium businesses. With a proven track record, he will be responsible for accelerating sales growth, driving customer acquisitions and securing new alliances.
Mr. Erwin remarked, ”Kris Hansen is acutely aware of what customers require in today’s competitive business environment, and he will work to establish our company as the industry’s leading provider. He will be a integral driver, demonstrating our commitment to customers as we grow revenue and expand our service and support operations.”
Prior to joining The Planet-EV1Servers, Mr. Hansen served as vice president of sales for Fiberlink Communications, a provider of secure policy enforcement software and managed security services. In this post, he directed business development, built its sales team and reversed underperforming territories. Hansen helped to spur substantial revenue growth, transforming the company from an $11 million enterprise organization into a leading $80 million software and services provider within five years. Mr. Hanson earned a bachelorÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s degree in business from Texas A and M University.
The Planet-EV1Servers, the newly merged provider of web hosting, delivers hosted IT infrastructure solutions for more than 20,000 customers around the globe, with a portfolio of dedicated server lines, complementary software products, management tools, hosted network bandwidth capacity, and seven datacenters with 24/7/365 technical support and services.
To learn more about EV1Servers, please visit: www.ev1servers.net.
For more information about The Planet, please visit: www.theplanet.com.