En route to continue plans for the firm’s international expansion, the most rapidly building employee benefits platform based out of the United Kingdom, Perkbox, has recently offered new information regarding a new executive-level hire at its London headquarters with the incoming appointment of Robert Blackler as the new Vice President of Sales EMEA.
As VP his responsibilities will include everything under the umbrella of Perkbox’s Employee Engagement system (SME, Mid-market, Corporate, and Sales Development Reps (SDRs), and prioritizing the company’s continued impressive growth rate and – in the last two years in a row, it has successfully doubled its growth with £4.3m in 2015 to £14.7m in 2016 and £34m in 2017 (unaudited). This year, Perkbox has a goal of attaining a more than £50M before the end of 2018.
This announcement comes quickly after the completion of the company’s new and improved scalable platform, that will grant users the ability to launch several products in worldwide markets as a “plug and play”.
Furthermore, Perkbox is also currently considering opportunities for acquisition, as well as new joint ventures and creating strategic relationships in the seven global-level markets within North America, EMEA, and Asia. Near the end of 2017, for example, the company successfully acquired and integrated Loyalty Bay.
As the worldwide expansion plans of Perkbox move forward, Blackler will be important as the company presses forward with its upcoming sales approach and creating infrastructure in other countries as well as team upskilling to better handle responsibilities.
Gautam Sahgal, COO of Perkbox, comments:
“It is with great pleasure that we welcome Robert. His hire represents our determination to upskill our sales team as we tackle a more complex environment with more competition and look to internationalize with a proven leader in EMEA from a highly successful SaaS company. This is key to fulfilling our mission here and around the world and ensuring a fast pace of future growth.”
Robert Blackler, Vice President of Sales EMEA at Perkbox, stated:
“The culture, adoption, and humility of the Senior Leadership Team, along with the value and vision of the product were made clear to me from the very start. But what’s more, from a role perspective, Perkbox has an incredible brand and adoption rate in the UK. I am here to solidify that and help it grow internationally. It’s a really exciting opportunity and I’m very much looking forward to it.”
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