O'Carroll is an accomplished leader who brings a great mix of leadership, inspiration, operational experience, and passion for excellent customer care. Before joining Brightpearl, he led a successful career of more than 10 years with Symantec, where he held numerous leadership positions with the company's enterprise, small business, and consumer divisions. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President of global field sales and marketing and Vice President, for Symantec's Norton business, responsible for $1.7bn of revenue globally.
"Today, customers have been trained by Amazon and others to expect very high levels of customer experience. High-growth independent retailers can compete by reaching the same levels of efficiency used by the bigger players. Brightpearl automates the administration processes across sales, distribution and accounting so our customers can compete efficiently and focus their valuable time on business growth activities," said O'Carroll. "After implementing Brightpearl, customers consistently experience a 30 percent increase in monthly revenue and save nearly 58 days of labor related to updating stock, reconciling accounts, and processing orders. With our world-class consultancy services and effective software platform, our future remains bright as we're well positioned for growth and underpinning our customers' hyper-growth."
Brightpearl is powerful-yet-simple retail and inventory management software that helps small- and medium-size retailers and wholesalers expand and compete with larger rivals by streamlining sales and supply chain functions across multiple online and offline channels. Brightpearl's cloud-based software and services enable multichannel merchants to manage the heart of their business by combining purchasing, inventory management, CRM, order processing, accounting, fulfillment, and reporting into a single reliable platform. Founded in 2007 with offices in the U.S. and UK, Brightpearl is used by more than 1,400 merchants around the world. For more information, visit www.brightpearl.com. Connect with Brightpearl on Twitter (@BrightpearlHQ), LinkedIn (linkedin.com/company/Brightpearl), and Facebook (facebook.com/brightpearl).
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