iBAHN Supports Market Demand for IPTV Platform and Services with Two New Regional Sales Directors

  • iBAHN
  • 04.29.10
iBAHN, a worldwide leader in digital entertainment and Internet solutions for the hospitality and meeting industries, announced the addition of Arne Riemers and Erik Dorr as regional directors of sales.

Arne Riemers will serve as regional director of sales in the Mid-Atlantic Region while Erik Dorr will serve as regional director of sales in the West.

These hires are effective immediately and both will be based in the United States.

“The addition of these experienced sales professionals is a great win for iBAHN,” said David W. Garrison, iBAHN’s CEO and acting president. “Mr. Riemers and Mr. Dorr are innovative senior sales executives with proven track records and unique areas of experience that mesh very well with our growth objectives.”

Mr. Riemers comes to iBAHN with nearly a decade of experience in international hospitality technology sales. Riemers’ experience includes various sales roles with DOCOMO interTouch, INTER-TOUCH and VTECHdotCOM across the Middle East and Asia Pacific. Riemers’ results-focused approach and sales management expertise have led to a rapid increase of responsibility and successful international market expansion for his previous employers.

Mr. Riemers will be bringing his strengths to iBAHN hotel partners throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.

“iBAHN has an exciting in-room technology and entertainment product offering which I think is revolutionary for the hospitality industry,” said Mr. Riemers. “I am excited to work with the team at iBAHN and to leverage the knowledge I have gained throughout my professional career.”

Mr. Dorr’s background includes more than a decade of experience in selling technology solutions to meetings and convention hotels as well as experience in interactive site development and expertise in the casino and gaming industry. Dorr has held sales leadership positions with many leading software and technology brands including SoftBrands, Newmarket International, Kronos and Daylight Software. His most recent position was as owner and founder of Open Dorr Strategies—a sales opportunity development organization focused on high revenue sales and marketing strategies for the hospitality technology industry. Mr. Dorr will be based in the West to best serve iBAHN’s hotel partners in that region.

“Even in these uncertain economic times, iBAHN continues to deliver solutions that help hotels drive revenues while enhancing the overall guest experience,” said Mr. Dorr. “Not many organizations in the hospitality technology industry have the global track record and stability that iBAHN has built through the years. I’m proud to join this strong team as we continue to communicate how the iBAHN platform will have an immediate impact on the bottom line of any hotel, casino or resort. “

iBAHN is one of the only global providers of digital entertainment and Internet solutions for the hospitality and meeting industries. Monthly, nearly two million travelers and meeting attendees rely on iBAHN to increase productivity with secure high-speed Internet access options in 3,000 hotels, conference centers and meeting spaces in 41 countries worldwide. IBAHN’s digital entertainment offering, ETVi, offers hotel guests leading digital video and entertainment services. Operating one of the largest MPLS networks in the industry, the company provides technology solutions to more than 50,000 events annually, ranging from small group meetings to major industry conferences, while serving more than 40 percent of Fortune 100 corporations.

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