Solotech Appoints Omar Prashad as Ontario Sales Director

Philip Giffard, president of Solotech's Sales and Systems Integration Division, has announced the appointment of Omar Prashad as Sales Director for Ontario, effective now.

Prashad will be responsible of the leadership of the sales teams (Toronto and Ottawa offices), with the objective of establishing Solotech’s business position and growing revenue and market share in the province. He will oversee the development of key existing accounts in the live performance and entertainment sectors, while ensuring a diversification strategy to penetrate high-promising market segments such as corporate and education.

With over 15 years of experience in the systems integration business, namely at Westbury National, Advanced Presentation Solutions, and DuoCom Canada, Omar Prashad has a strong background in managing and motivating sales teams, delivering results above expectations while holding responsibility for budget, financial management and strategic planning initiatives, according the company. Prashad holds an MBA from Queen’s University and was awarded by Commercial Integrator’s Top 40 under 40 in 2015.

“Omar’s proven vision and sales development curriculum make him an exceptional asset for our company. We are all looking forward to benefiting from his in-depth knowledge of the business and his vast expertise in systems integration. We are confident that he will help bring a new dynamic to our business and generate growth across Ontario,” says Giffard.

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