Live chat service Yomdel, used by estate agents across the UK, has announced a number of key appointments as the company prepares for expansion.
Martin Hess - the former VP for Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) - has been appointed as the company's new chairman and will develop its business strategy. Previously, Hess was responsible for the growth of HPE's $2.2 billion Enterprise Services Business in the UK and Ireland.
Yomdel was launched in 2014 offers real estate agents a live chat service to attract and retain customers, working with hundreds of estate and letting agent across the UK. Last month the company was nominated for a prestigious tech award: the annual The Negotiator Awards.
The startup has also appointed Tim Thrower, the founder and Managing Director of OCSL, a leading provider of hosted and cloud services, as an adviser. Thrower has worked closely with major vendors including HPE, Microsoft & other industry players.
Hess said he looked forward to watching the company grow.
“I am delighted to be joining the Yomdel board and look forward to helping the brand strengthen its no 1 positioning.
”Yomdel’s live chat services increase conversion rates, decrease abandonment and creates more happy customers. This highly innovative, lead-driven firm has huge potential for further growth and expansion over the next two years.”