Reading, U.K. – June 7, 2010 – VFA, Ltd., a leading provider of end-to-end solutions for facilities capital planning and asset management, today announced the addition of Paul Gatland to its sales team. As a sales director, Mr. Gatland will now be responsible for targeting key education, government, corporate, and healthcare accounts in the U.K..
“For the past 18 years I’ve focused on developing strong relationships within the engineering sector,” said Paul Gatland, sales director, VFA, Ltd. “Now, I am pleased to parlay this experience to my work at VFA—encouraging ongoing adoption of the company’s capital management software and facility audit services in the U.K.”
Mr. Gatland previously served as an account manager at CDC Software, working closely with U.K. organisations to improve the problem resolution process, enhance the customer experience and drive business process and service improvements. Prior to joining VFA, he also held sales management and account executive positions at NJW Limited, Peregrine Systems Limited, MASS Systems, and Ground Modeling Systems Limited. Mr. Gatland began his career as a facility engineer at Irvin (GB) Ltd., followed by Coultaulds Betts & Company. He has a diploma in engineering management.
“As an increasing number of U.K. organisations now look to VFA to determine the current condition of facilities, the backlog of deferred maintenance and upcoming renewal requirements, we are thrilled to welcome Paulto our international team as Sales Director,” said Dick Underwood, senior vice president of sales at VFA, Ltd. “With his extensive experience in account management and his in-depth technical understanding of the unique challenges of facilities capital planning and management, we are confident that he will help countless organisations to create the foundation for successful long-term capital plans.”