EE Times Group Bolsters Its Sales Operations; Sales Veteran, Barbara Couchois Rejoins as Vice President, Sales Operations

Showcases EE Times Group's Strong Commitment to Investing in Customer Satisfaction

Jan 21, 2010, 13:00 ET from EE Times Group

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- EE Times Group, a UBM company and the daily source of essential business and technical information for the electronics industry's decision makers, today announced that sales veteran Barbara Couchois rejoins the company as Vice President, Sales Operations.  This newly created position is part of EE Times Group's commitment to customer satisfaction to the electronics industry.  Couchois will focus on delivering extraordinary customer service and providing customers with detailed information regarding the performance of marketing campaigns and sales automation.  An accomplished sales operations professional with a proven track record of sales success and customer satisfaction, Couchois brings more than 20 years of technology sales experience from ON24, PointRoll and EDN.  Known for delivering mission-critical program performance and return on investment (ROI) reports, Couchois will provide EE Times Group's customers with key reports that will assist them in their technology sales efforts.

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"Barbara is an accomplished sales operations professional with a proven record of sales successes.  Her strong sales experience and commitment to customer satisfaction will help us better serve our marketing partners.  We are very pleased that she has rejoined our team," said Paul Miller, CEO, EE Times Group.  "We are committed to providing innovative offerings to help grow the electronics industry.  Creating this new position and bringing Barbara onboard demonstrates our continued dedication to our customers and the marketplace."

Couchois will be based in EE Times Group's headquarters in San Francisco, CA and will report to Miller.

Previously, Couchois was Sales Executive at ON24 where she drove new business development in Fortune 1000 accounts.  Prior, Couchois was Sales Director at PointRoll, National Sales Director for EDN Worldwide and EDN.com; Senior Internet Sales Director at Reed Electronics Group; and Strategic Account Manager at Reed Electronics Group.  Earlier, Couchois was Strategic Account Manager at TechWeb and Regional Sales Director with EE Times Group.

About EE Times Group (http://www.eetimesgroup.com/)

EE Times Group, a division of United Business Media [LON:UBM], is the global leader in media and marketing services for the electronics industry. We deliver results for the key influencers and decision makers involved in the design, development and commercialization of technology through our market leading brands. More than 1.1 million engineering professionals engage with the EE Times Network - EE Times, TechOnline, DesignLines, and Embedded.com - across the globe. The technology community comes to our market leading events to share, learn, discuss, and advance the critical issues and challenges facing the electronics industry. As well, EE Times Group provides end-to-end services ranging from next-generation marketing, integrated media and research.

About United Business Media Limited

UBM (UBM.L) focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetisation of B2B communities and markets. UBM's businesses inform markets and serve professional commercial communities -- from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists -- with integrated events, online, print and business information products. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, bringing buyers and sellers together, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to http://www.ubm.com.

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Group Marketing Director

EE Times Group

516.562.5652

felicia.hamerman@ubm.com


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