November 15, 2011 -- Runnemede, NJ. Swets is proud to announce the promotion of Robert Karmelich to Vice President of Sales for the United States, a reflection of the company's commitment to build and maintain a strong and dynamic management team by recognizing leadership within the organization that can be applied to offer superior service to customers.
"In addition to attracting world-class talent from outside the company, one of my top priorities is growing Swets' existing leadership team," said Jose
Luis Andrade, Swets President of the Americas. "Robert's promotion is a result of his ability to think strategically, which will play a critical role in leading our company to the future. He has earned respect from his peers, customers and business partners and continuously serves as a significant contributor to the company."
In the new role, Robert Karmelich will lead, motivate and manage the United States sales force to exceed sales goals and continue to improve customer satisfaction. "It is rewarding to be a part of an organization that strives for excellence with its staff and clients alike. I am excited to direct such a talented group of people and to play a more integral role in the growth of Swets."
Karmelich has exhibited consistent growth with Swets since he started as a Regional Sales Manager in 2006. His commitment to the company resulted in advancement to Director of the Western United States, National Sales Manager, and now, Vice President of Sales. His 14 years of industry experience includes the Director of US Sales position at Infotrieve and Manager of the Western United States title at HW Wilson. Robert Karmelich received his Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from California State University, Long Beach and Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.
Swets is the world's leading information solutions provider building on 110 years of experience. We maximize return on investments in time and money for clients in over 160 countries and more than twenty offices worldwide in today's complex marketplace. Swets is a true "long tail" powerhouse providing the most comprehensive and sophisticated e-commerce platform available in its field.
Swets has appeared in E-Content Magazine's annual "100 Companies that Matter Most in the Digital Content Industry" since 2003, and is the only information solutions provider that is ISO 9001:2008 certified on a global basis - a testament to our stringent operation and client service procedures.