Former Royal Engineer marks 10 years with main Scottish tech agency
A former Royal Engineers soldier has celebrated ten years of service with Scotland’s main cloud software program firm.
Allan James joined Eureka Options in 2012 from enterprise software program agency Sage.
In his function as Sage Channel Supervisor, Allan oversees gross sales of Eureka Options Addons and growth companies to Sage Companions.
His time working for the Sage Associate Programme ignited his ardour for gross sales and gave him a strong grounding within the tech business, which he dropped at his function on the East Kilbride-based firm.
Allan mentioned: “Though our vary of services at Eureka Options has modified through the years, the method of administration has constantly put workers first.
“This method permits us to construct significant relationships with our purchasers in addition to keep a robust tradition inside.
“It’s a mantra that caught with me as a Sapper within the Royal Engineers – remembering small particulars about somebody which you’ll chat with them concerning the subsequent time you see them.
“In the end, it’s the folks you’re talking to that purchase from you, not the companies. So, it’s essential to create a relationship with these people.”
Following 15 years within the army, Allan attended a Sage 50 course and found a ardour for gross sales. He would go on to work for Sage as its Channel Supervisor for Scotland.
Nevertheless, after a decade with the British multinational; Allan was eager for a smaller, family-orientated working atmosphere.
The veteran had created a robust bond with Eureka Options whereas working at Sage, and is wanting ahead to spending many extra years with the cloud software program specialists.
Allan mentioned: “It’s an ideal pleasure to have fun 10 joyful years working for Eureka Options.
“Throughout my time right here, I’ve taken immense satisfaction in creating relationships with purchasers and my community has expanded significantly.
“It’s a privilege to have been part of the corporate’s progress during the last decade, having expanded from a agency of 16 workers to a staff of over 70.”
Gillian Livingstone, COO of Eureka Options, added: “Allan joined the enterprise with a wealth of information on Sage, however has continued his studying journey over the previous decade.
“His care in understanding our Enterprise Companions’ wants provides an distinctive worth to our enterprise. We thank Allan for his super dedication to Eureka Options and we’re wanting ahead to celebrating his subsequent milestone with us.”
Eureka is a £4.5m-a-year enterprise with over seventy workers members. It really works with corporations throughout tech, sport, hospitality, non-profit, wholesale distribution, ecommerce, and different sectors; its purchasers embrace Loganair, Kelvin Energy Instruments, Barrhead Journey, and Western Ferries.
Having operated for greater than eighteen years, Eureka Options is taken into account a frontrunner in unifying the enterprise techniques of rising organisations.
For extra data, go to www.eurekasolutions.co.uk.