ePlus Appoints New Vice President of Sales for the New York Metropolitan
HERNDON, Va., Nov. 20, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ePlus inc. (Nasdaq:PLUS) today
announced the appointment of Tony DiBenedetto as Regional Vice President of
Sales for its metro New York region, which includes Long Island, New Jersey,
and Connecticut. Mr. DiBenedetto brings more than 20 years of experience
leading sales and engineering teams in the unified
communications/collaboration and information technology fields, serving
commercial, enterprise, and federal customers.
Prior to joining ePlus, Mr. DiBenedetto served as Director of Sales and
Operations at Cisco where he led a direct sales team and overlay/specialist
teams serving a major vertical market in the East region. His previous Cisco
experience was Director of Advanced Technology Sales, Director of Strategy and
Planning, and Regional Sales Manager, Unified Communications. Prior to his
nine-year tenure at Cisco, Mr. DiBenedetto served as Sales Vice President of
National Accounts at Expanets of North America as well as Sales Vice President
of National Accounts at Lucent Technologies.
"We are delighted to have Tony join our talented team at ePlus," said Chris
Finney, senior vice president of sales at ePlus Technology. "He brings
demonstrated success in both individual sales roles as well as solid sales
leadership, working closely to understand clients' business imperatives and
helping them leverage leading technologies to achieve organizational and
business goals. His motivational management style and customer-centric
approach will be a significant asset to our New York metro region, and will
enable us to further increase our footprint in the area and continue to
provide exemplary service to our customers."
"I'm excited about the opportunity to build on the foundation of success ePlus
has achieved in the tri-state area and expand the business even further in
this region," said Mr. DiBenedetto. "I look forward to working with our
existing customers to expand and enhance the advanced technology solutions we
provide, and to welcoming new customers who can benefit from ePlus' extensive
experience in integrating today's most in-demand technologies.
In the community, Mr. DiBenedetto is the Vice Chairman of the board of
trustees of St. Luke's Warren Hospital in New Jersey, and its foundation's
Chairman. He holds a Master's Degree from the University of Illinois at
Champaign Urbana and resides in New Jersey with his wife and three children.
About ePlus inc.
ePlus is a leading integrator of technology solutions. ePlus enables
organizations to optimize their IT infrastructure and supply chain processes
by delivering world-class IT products from top manufacturers, managed and
professional services, flexible lease financing, proprietary software, and
patented business methods and systems. Founded in 1990, ePlus has more than
825 associates serving federal, state, municipal, and commercial customers
nationally. The Company is headquartered in Herndon, VA. For more information,
visit http://www.eplus.com/, call 888-482-1122, or email email@example.com.
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