Scala, today announced its new Germany office has been established in the prestigious Prinzenpark in Düsseldorf, Germany, dedicated to servicing the Germanic region (Germany, Austria & Switzerland), widely recognized as one of the strongest growth markets for digital signage in Europe.
Heading up the office will be Scala veteran Helge Haarig, who has extensive strategic account management experience and who has been responsible for both the Germanic and BeNeLux regions at Scala for nearly a decade. Mr. Haarig is recognized for his experience with over 300 digital signage projects and is uniquely qualified to expand Scala’s presence in the Germanic market. Mr. Haarig was recently elected Deputy Chairman of the POPAI D-A-CH Digital Signage Workgroup for 2009.
The Scala Germanic office will serve end-users and Scala Partners with German speaking sales and technical support personnel. This new venture will strengthen Scala’s already strong market position in the high-growth EMEA digital signage marketplace.
“The Germanic region is one of our strategic growth markets in 2009 and beyond,” says Oscar Elizaga, Vice President of EMEA. “Having a dedicated sales and technical team in Germany is fully justified in order to ensure Scala’s continued leadership in the region, and to better serving our clients and partners.”
Scala (scala.com) is a leading global provider of digital signage and advertising management solutions. By combining digital and traditional signage systems, Scala has become the world’s first connected signage company, allowing customers to create, manage and distribute both traditional and digital signage via one software platform. The company's solutions are used in retail, education, entertainment, government and other industries for diverse applications such as retail advertising networks, corporate communications (employee TV), traditional and digital billboards, digital menu boards, digital posters, cable TV, hotel lobby signage, gas pump toppers, outdoor advertising, interactive touch-screens and kiosks, etc. Scala pioneered the digital signage industry and today drives over 70,000 screens worldwide; more screens than all competitors combined. The company's digital signage platform customers include Rabobank, IKEA, Burger King, T-Mobile, Virgin MegaStore, EuroDisney, McDonalds, Warner Brothers, Ericsson, The Life Channel, Rikstoto, FuelCast, Repsol, Shell, NorgesGruppen and thousands more. The company’s advertising management customers include CBS Outdoor, Clear Channel Outdoor, Magic Media, Reagan, Adams Outdoor Advertising, and many more. Scala is headquartered near Philadelphia, USA and has subsidiaries in Canada, The Netherlands, France, Norway, Japan and also over 450 partners in more than 60 countries.
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