LONDON, January 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Bullitt Group, the UK-based international mobile phone and consumer electronics company, has hired industry expert Juan Carlos Ortiz as Vice President, Sales for Latin America.
Bullitt Group has seen significant growth since its launch in 2009 and the appointment of Ortiz demonstrates the group's commitment to continued and sustained global expansion. Ortiz, who recently held a senior role at HTC, brings a wealth of experience and knowledge of both the industry and region.
Colin Batt, Bullitt co-CEO, said: "We're excited to welcome Juan Carlos to the team and look forward to driving strong growth across the dynamic Latin American market. Juan Carlos has the expertise and knowledge needed to meet the demands of this fast paced region and he will be a major asset in Bullitt's global expansion."
As Sales Director for HTC LatAm for over five years, Ortiz had responsibility for launching some of HTC's most successful handsets, delivering record sales across the region. He has also held senior sales roles at both BenQ Mobile and Siemens Mobile.
Juan Carlos Ortiz said, "I am thrilled to be joining Bullitt during this exciting period. The company has a track record of innovation, underpinned by a clear business strategy, which should support significant growth across this major marketplace. I am eager to get started and build upon the existing success."
Bullitt designs, markets and sells consumer electronics devices in partnership with global brands. It is the worldwide licensee for a number of major brands including Caterpillar Inc., for "rugged" mobile devices and accessories.
Bullitt is led by an experienced team of three co-CEOs who create a unique balance, each contributing different skills and perspective: Colin Batt and Dave Floyd (both of whom previously held senior positions at Motorola) and Richard Wharton (who has deep sales and marketing experience within the media and consumer electronics markets). The Company recently appeared in the Sunday Times Tech Track 100 as "One to Watch".
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Bullitt Group Ltd is an international mobile phone and consumer electronics business. Bullitt designs, manufactures, markets and sells consumer electronic devices in partnership with global brands. It is the worldwide licensee for a number of major brands including Caterpillar Inc. for 'rugged' mobile devices and accessories. Bullitt's products are sold in 42 countries and it has offices in the UK (Reading), USA (New York) and China (Shenzen). For more information visit: http://www.bullitt-group.com
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