Merlischachen-Küssnacht (Switzerland), February 27, 2017. SpecPage, a global provider of integrated software solutions and online tools for the food & beverage industry, has appointed Jozef Oleár and Fernando Fernandes as Business Development Managers to boost its activities in Central, Eastern as well as Southern Europe.
In their new roles, Jozef Oleár and Fernando Fernandes will be responsible for building up SpecPage’s presence in their respective focus regions as well as customer service of existing clients. This is the third high-profile hire in recent months confirming the company’s continuous global growth.
Before joining SpecPage, Jozef Oleár held senior sales positions, heading the confectionery packaging sales for global packaging suppliers Schur Flexibles Moneta and Moneta S. During his tenure at Moneta S, the company was recognized with the DuPont Gold Packaging Award for Packaging Innovation.
“We look forward to working with Jozef. He has long-standing experience with food processing and packaging businesses, and will assist our clients in implementing cost-efficient recipe and specification management solutions”, said Severin Weiss, CEO at SpecPage.
“After years in the packaging industry, I have decided to pursue new challenges. This is a great opportunity for me to bring in my experience and help F&B producers acquire the right technology solutions to help accelerate productivity, and manage their data more efficiently and safely,” added Jozef Oleár.
Fernando Fernandes has vast experience in sales and lead representative roles with leading companies in the IT industry such as IBM and DELL. “With Fernando, we are better equipped to enter the local markets and develop new opportunities,” commented Severin Weiss. “SpecPage specializes in the food and beverage industry and has been growing rapidly in Europe. With an experienced and committed team, we can offer our clients an enhanced service ensuring they can fully exploit the potential of our solutions to streamline their product development and information processes.”
“It is exciting for me to join SpecPage now that the company continues to grow dynamically and is becoming a real global player in the food & beverage industry. It is a pleasure for me to be able to use my knowledge of the Southern European markets and to contribute to the success of the company in this region,” stated Fernando Fernandes.
SpecPage with headquarters in Switzerland provides product development solutions, including Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Product Data Management (PDM) and Laboratory Information and Management System (LIMS), enabling food and beverage companies to innovate competitive products in compliance with relevant food laws.
With expertise in the Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN), the company offers individually customizable online catalogs, including Supplier’s Guide, Buyer’s Guide and Compliance Guide, to help companies manage high-quality product information at the touch of a button.