Specialist manufacturer of PC-based touchscreen EPoS to the retail, hospitality and leisure industries worldwide, J2 Retail Systems, has made a new senior appointment. Jason Southern has been employed in the role of Business Development Manager.
Jason will focus both on direct contact with J2's SME-level clients and on developing the company's indirect sales operation, through channel partners and resellers. He comments: "I intend to increase communication and business generation with existing partners, at the same time as looking for new resellers and software integrators to whom I can introduce the J2 range."
Over the course of a 20-year career, Jason Southern has held a number of senior sales-based positions in and around Manchester. He joins J2 from Maxa Technologies, where he was International Sales Manager for the past three years. Here, his responsibilities included heading a team across the UK and EMEA territory (Europe, Middle East and Africa), managing and developing client accounts using the company's EPoS systems, mobile computing devices and printers.
Prior experience includes commercial management roles for organisations such as Newsco Insider, The NCC, Scoot and Capital Bank. Says J2's co-founder and managing director, Moray Boyd: "Jason is an accomplished channel manager, with solid experience in technology and business services. He has run domestic and international teams and produced good results. His focus on our channel partners will be very productive, as will his development of our SME clients."
Jason, 38, lives in Chorley Lancashire. He is a keen sportsman - enjoying mountain biking, swimming, snowboarding and football and time spent with his family.