Who's News in Sales and Marketing

<b>Touchstar Names Marketing Director</b><br clear="none" /> TouchStar, a provider of mobile computing and field workforce automation, has appointed Ric Concha group marketing director. Concha previously served as director of product marketing for Qualcomm Enterprise Services, Europe.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Friedman Joins Simparel Team</b><br clear="none" /> Simparel, a developer of next-gen ERP and PLM solutions, has added Marc Friedman to its business development team. Friedman has more than 25 years of sales experience in the fashion and technology industries.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>McDonald Joins Xiotech</b><br clear="none" /> Xiotech, a provider of data storage solutions, has named Jim McDonald chief strategy officer. McDonald comes to Xiotech from EMC, where he served as chief technology officer.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Fios Promotes Gragert to SVP</b><br clear="none" /> Fios, a provider of electronic discovery services, has promoted Brad Gragert to senior vice president of sales. A long-time Fios veteran, Gragert has spent nearly 30 years in senior leadership positions in the high technology and IT services industries.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Epner Joins The American Marketing Works</b><br clear="none" /> The American Marketing Works, the marketing, advertising, and promotional division of the New England Consulting Group, has appointed Joseph M. Epner president. Most recently, Epner executed brand-building programs for healthcare companies.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>RingCentral Names Azus VP</b><br clear="none" /> RingCentral, a cloud computing-based business phone system provider, has named Ryan Azus vice president of worldwide sales. Most recently, Azus ran U.S. small business Sales at Cisco-WebEx.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>McMakin Joins JMR Electronics</b><br clear="none" /> JMR Electronics, a provider of scalable storage systems for video- and data-intensive applications, has named Chuck McMakin vice president of business development and sales. McMakin is the former vice president of sales and marketing for CommandSoft.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Pro Teck Appoints Sales Director</b> <br clear="none" /> Pro Teck Valuation Services, a real estate valuation and risk solutions provider, has named Al Dalupan sales director, business development. Prior to Pro Teck, Dalupan held consulting and sales positions at RealEC, Servicelink, and FNC.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Total Attorneys Names Marketing VP</b><br clear="none" /> Total Attorneys, a managed-services provider for small law firms and solo practitioners, has named Susan Bryant vice president of marketing. Bryant previously served as marketing director for Cardinal Health's respiratory and lab distribution businesses.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Mulvihill Joins MedPoint Communications</b><br clear="none" /> MedPoint Communications, a provider of communications and eMedia services to the biopharmaceutical industry, has named James Mulvihill director of business development in the company's Research Services Group. Mulvihill previously served as president of Great Lakes Research Services, a company he founded.