XRT has strengthened its management team by appointing Emmanuel Royer as Executive Vice President Sales and Christian Tessier as Executive Vice President Strategic Marketing. The Southern-Europe Middle-East Africa Division has also appointed two new managers: Didier Martin who will be running the Large Accounts Division and Roger Mechri who will be managing the Partners Network. Emmanuel Royer was previously at Computer Associates, where he created a B2B platform for financial products and services. Christian Tessier is a qualified Treasurer. When Security First Technologies bought FICS to create S1 at the end of 1999, Tessier was appointed Senior Marketing Director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa and Asia-Pacific. Before coming to XRT, Didier Martin founded and headed a start-up. Roger Mechri previously worked as Sales Director for computer service companies and VARs at Konica.
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