Rand Group Appoints Rob Forst as Senior Account Executive to Drive Strategic Microsoft Dynamics ERP Growth

As part of a dedicated plan to drive growth and meet increased demand for its services, Rand Group has appointed experienced sales professional Rob Forst as Senior Account Executive. With this addition, Rand Group is strategically positioned to accelerate new business acquisition through the use of highly skilled business development executives with deep expertise in executing business management solutions. This move positions Rand Group to further expand their brand and stake a stronger foothold in the enterprise application software market.

Houston, Texas – November 6, 2012 – In a strategic move, Rand Group appoints leading sales professional Rob Forst as Senior Account Executive. Focusing on all market segments, Forst will drive client adds and uncover revenue opportunities, while helping the company keep pace with increased demand for its software and services. Utilizing over 15 years in business technology related sales, the new Senior Account Executive expects to close large deals which will continue to expand Rand Group’s market position.

Rob Forst brings to the role an extensive record of delivering exceptional results and enhancing client relationships. His most recent position was with Atos International, where he worked as a Sales Executive winning multi-million dollar business software solution contracts in the upper mid-market SAP space. Prior to his role at Atos, Forst held Senior Account Executive positions at SAP, SAS, and Tectura.

“I’ve spent the last several years working in enterprise organizations to drive very large deals. I’m ready for my next challenge and looking forward to adding real value to mid-market clients. My role at Rand Group allows me to have more control over the client experience during the sales process and to provide a meaningful impact to the business,” says Forst. “I’m excited to help expand Rand Group’s market share, and to utilize my previous experience selling competitive products to help win more deals for both Rand and Microsoft. I appreciate the company culture at Rand Group, and see a good fit for me based on my values, my goals, and alignment with my overall approach to sales”.

Forst’s experience competing for jobs and winning against large scale publishers like Oracle and SAP enables him to approach his new role from a unique position. His competitive mindset will lend well to Rand Group, and help the software solution provider and Microsoft effectively position Microsoft Dynamics AX against some of the larger competitive ERP products available. Forst’s combination of professional experience, sales aptitude and leadership will provide Rand Group with an invaluable resource that adds to client experience from initial interaction through implementation and ongoing support.

“Rand Group is about people and relationships. As demand for our products and services increases, we remain committed to ensuring our clients and prospects have an experience that is second to none from the moment we connect with them, and that means having the right people in place. We’re excited to add a new resource who will proactively bring our solutions to the market. We stand by what we say at Rand Group and when we concluded we needed to grow the business to meet demand, we meant it. That meant finding new ways to scale while still delivering on the quality our clients are accustomed to,” says Ron Rand, President & CEO of Rand Group.

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