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EXCLUSIVE: Major Move, Cygnett Sales President Joins Tempo

In a major announcement, Sydney based distributor Tempo has moved to expand their executive management team with the appointment of George Souris, the President of Sales at Cygnett, he is one of the key executives who help build the Melbourne based Company to be a major global accessories brand today.

Last month Tempo announced that Michael Richardson the former Vice President of Sales at Samsung, had joined the Company to head up their Sharp business after Tempo was appointed to sell and market the Japanese Companies consumer products in Australia.

Souris who has been credited with helping to grow the Melbourne based accessories Company from a small operation, to today operating in 42 Countries, he joined Cygnett in 2008 initially working as their export manager and then taking over responsibility for sales.

In his new role Souris will spearhead the launch of Tempo into new markets both locally and globally.

Management said that he will take advantage of Tempo’s vast range of product categories to grow their business “even further”.

Tempo’s product sourcing strength coupled with Souris’s knowledge and relationships in global markets, is seen as a major benefit for Tempo.

A Tempo executive said “At Tempo we believe that our management team and our people are key to our growth. During the past few years we have grown significantly, we work daily with some of the biggest retailers in the world in the consumer electronics and appliance markets.

“Our people are responsible for working with these retailers to develop new opportunities and it is critically that we employ the right people with the right skills and George Souris comes to Tempo with an excellent track record”.

Souris said “After more than 11 years I am leaving Cygnett on good terms and leaving behind a Company that is in a strong position to grow. We have grown the business during the past 11 years and this month Cygnett moved into new expanded offices to handle the growth the Company is now experiencing”.

Paul Santoro, CEO of Cygnett said “George has been an integral and valued team member of the Cygnett family since 2008. George has played such an important role over the past 11 years and will leave the company with our very best wishes and gratitude for many great successes.”

He added” Over the coming weeks, we look forward to celebrating George’s achievements; recognising his incredible contribution over the years to help grow Cygnett to the business it is today.”

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