Universal Avenue, the on-demand sales platform today announced the appointment of Andrea Bertone as new Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, Bertone will serve as an independent board member.
‘We’re very excited to welcome Andrea to the board, his deep market knowledge and broad network will be a great asset to Universal Avenue’, comments Johan Lilja, co-founder and CEO. ‘Andrea’s extensive experience in driving international business operations, coupled with his insights into scaling up high performance sales organizations will be invaluable in helping to guide the evolution of Universal Avenue during this exciting time.’
Andrea Bertone currently holds the position of President of Europe at Monster Worldwide, a leading global talent platform to connect the best candidates with the best opportunities. ‘Over the years through my work at Monster and TMP I’ve been exposed to a diverse amount of new technologies, growing sales companies and talent acquisition strategies. I believe Universal Avenue is in a unique position to help solve problems for scaling companies when it comes to sales and acquisition. I’m delighted to join the board as Chairman, and to use my experience to support and further develop the company.’
About Universal Avenue Universal Avenue is a global on demand sales platform. It connects leading online brands with a talented community of Brand Ambassadors that help drive customer acquisition, where and when a business needs it. For brands, this provides the flexibility to expand and scale in existing and new markets. For Brand Ambassadors, it offers the freedom to define their own working patterns, have a flexible lifestyle and create a lucrative revenue stream by introducing innovative, new products to the market.
Universal Avenue launched in July 2014. Headquartered in its native Stockholm, the company also has offices in London, Athens and Barcelona. The company is backed by MOOR, Northzone, Salesforce Ventures and Eight Roads Ventures.