Christelle Pigeat Joins FCS as North American National Sales Director & Major Accounts

  • FCS Computer Systems
  • 07.16.12
FCS Computer Systems, a leading provider of comprehensive hotel technology solutions, is expanding its North American sales force with the addition of hospitality sales veteran, Christelle Pigeat.

Pigeat will hold the title of National Sales Director & Major Accounts. She officially joins FCS on August 20th and will be based out of Montreal, Canada.

Pigeat will be responsible for fostering relationships with hotel customers across Canada and the United States, with a focus on strategic new business development. As FCS’ second National Sales Director, Pigeat will report to Cris Davidson, Senior Director of the Americas for FCS.

Pigeat has been involved in the global hospitality market for over 15 years, with the last ten years of her career dedicated to selling hospitality technology solutions. Prior to joining FCS, Pigeat held the title of vice president of sales & marketing for Ariane Systems’ North American division. She has extensive experience in complex contract negotiations, long-cycle sales and management for industry leading service companies in the business-to-business sector.  Pigeat has a strong international background. She spent her childhood in the Middle East, holds a French MBA degree in Marketing and Sales, and worked in South America and Europe before moving two years ago to North America. She understands the global marketplace and how to sell in different cultural environments. A native of France, Pigeat is fluent in French, English and Spanish, in addition to conversational Portuguese.

“Christelle has proven on multiple continents that she can take companies into new geographical areas and substantially increase market share. Adding her to our North American sales team will help to propel growth in that region,” said Davidson. “Right now FCS has placed an emphasis on selling into the North America hospitality market. The hiring of Christelle and development of recent strategic partnerships with Wavecom Solutions and CLC International, shows our commitment to providing the best service possible for U.S. hotel customers.”

FCS’ headquarter is located in Malaysia. The company is well known among 4 and 5-star hotels in the region for its wide range of software solutions. Worldwide over 4,000 hotels currently rely on FCS’ broad portfolio of integrated hospitality technology offerings, spanning from billing solutions to guest service applications, to enhance operational efficiency and increase revenue.

“My goal is to make sure that North American hoteliers understand FCS’ differentiators and choose our solutions for their competitive advantages, pricing model and ROI,” said Pigeat. “FCS has a tremendous presence in Asia. My international background makes me confident that FCS can reach the same level of recognition in North America. I am excited to have this opportunity to pave a way for FCS in the United States and Canada.”
 
For more information on the comprehensive FCS suite of hospitality technology product solutions, please visit www.fcscs.com.




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