Aia Software appoints Christoffel Klimbie, UK Sales Director

London - 28 May 2009

Aia Software, leading global supplier of intelligent document composition software today announced the appointment of Christoffel Klimbie as Sales Director to build on the company’s established UK customer base in insurance, financial services and the public sector. Klimbie’s specialist knowledge in document composition and management will be instrumental to Aia as it looks to expand its presence in key markets.

Klimbie has forged an impressive career at Aia since 2001 in a variety of positions gaining experience in a range of customer relationship roles. This allowed Klimbie to develop a deep understanding of the challenges faced by companies who are looking to efficiently manage all aspects of the document composition process.

In his most recent role as Business Partner Manager, Klimbie was responsible developing and expanding Aia’s international partner network with a strong focus on growth in the UK where Aia’s ITP document composition software has been adopted by a number of organisations from the large to the small, including partners such as Xchanging, Trace Isys and IT Freedom.

Klimbie said, “I am excited to be moving into this new role. The UK and London in particular is a valuable growth region for Aia. The company has tremendous potential to expand and I am looking forward to leading a talented team in achieving our goal of doubling Aia’s UK market share this year. Our experienced team has a proven track record in helping customers to rapidly deploy flexible and interactive document composition technology that can achieve Return on Investment in less than 12 months.”

Paul Dirven, Chief Executive Officer, Aia Software, said, “This appointment demonstrates our commitment to helping clients get maximum benefit from their investment in document composition software. Klimbie’s depth of knowledge of our business, experience in international markets, relationship with our partners and leadership abilities make him well-suited to this role. I am confident that Klimbie will enable Aia to grow to new levels whilst raising awareness of our many successes in key markets.”

Klimbie concluded, “I will be building on the highly professional team at our head office near London and actively recruiting in a number of important positions. This will enable us to cope with business expansion and allow us to service key markets such as the London insurance sector more effectively.”

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