Bytes Document Solutions (BDS), Africa’s leading document management technology and solutions company and the largest Xerox distributor in the world, has appointed Charl Vogel as national sales manager, production systems group (PSG) for Xerox’s direct sales organisation.
Vogel has over 21 years of industry experience which has equipped him with a broad range of professional skills and life experiences that have given him a unique perspective on people, business and business management. Prior to joining PSG Direct in March 2013, Vogel was the head of production printing direct for Nashua Limited. He has also occupied several varied management roles during his earlier 17 year tenure at Konica Minolta South Africa.
Vogel’s role in PSG will include marketing and deployment of Xerox’s industry leading solution service offering and execution with a specific “customer first” focus on the commercial print, graphic arts, print-for-pay and high volume digital print market segments.
He will also be responsible for the implementation and control of the national sales strategy where he and Xerox’s team of account managers, product specialists and sales managers will work closely with customers to develop exciting new print applications and powerful multi-channel communication services.
Vogel has to his credit, training in disciplines of sales and business management, customer relationship management, coaching and people development and is an accredited and certified trainer.
Vogel is a high achieving diligent individual with exceptional interpersonal skills and sound business acumen. He has great respect for others and believes that one should, “treat others the same way that you expect to be treated”. He believes that humility is a skill everyone should possess and that a big part of leadership involves service to others.
“Our decision to appoint Vogel to this position was fairly straight forward,” says BDS’s Xerox sales director Warren Mande. “We wanted the best sales manager in our industry. He has the technical ability and leadership talent to motivate our staff to focus on what matters most, our customers.”
Vogel also brings a unique set of skills and attributes to Bytes Document Solutions which will help the PSG’s Direct team to achieve greater penetration into the conventional print market.