AUTOQUOTES APPOINTS NEW VP OF SALES
SaaS Veteran Joins Technology Leader for the Foodservice Equipment and Supplies Industry
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 30, 2018) – AutoQuotes, a leading technology and software company for the foodservice equipment and supplies industry, announced the addition of Edward Stone as the company’s new vice-president of sales. In this new role, Stone will have oversight of all sales operations and business development activities for AutoQuotes.
A 25-year veteran of the software and technology industries, Stone’s background includes several sales leadership and executive positions in growth-oriented software organizations including Accenture, Oracle, NCR Corporation and most recently T2 Systems, Inc., where he served as Executive Vice President of Sales responsible for leading the go-to-market strategy for a 45-person sales team. His expertise includes sales strategy, operations management and customer success.
“Ed’s deep roots in enterprise technology brings a wealth of experience that will have an immediate impact at AutoQuotes,” said Mark Haidet, Executive Chair at AutoQuotes. “Ed’s strong leadership skills and proven ability to build high-performing sales teams will be invaluable as AutoQuotes works to refine and expand its offerings with a customer-centric approach.”
“I am excited to join AutoQuotes at a time of tremendous opportunity and growth,” said Stone. “AutoQuotes has a long-standing history of innovation and problem-solving in the industry and I look forward to driving continued value and connecting with our customers to help them grow their businesses.”
AutoQuotes is a portfolio company of Luminate Capital Partners, a private-equity firm dedicated to investing in software and software-enabled services companies. Luminate partners with each company to maximize its growth potential and sustain operational excellence.
AutoQuotes, Inc. is a leading technology company that delivers products and solutions for the foodservice equipment and supplies industry, including catalog, quotation and design applications. Located in Jacksonville, Florida, the company serves customers throughout North and South America and is the parent company of CaterQuotes, Ltd., a U.K.-based company that serves the U.K. and European markets. Learn more at www.aqnet.com.
About Luminate Capital Partners
Luminate Capital Partners is a private equity firm focused on investments in software and software-enabled services companies. Luminate partners with management teams to provide flexible capital to drive strategy, growth and operational improvements. For more information visit www.luminatecapital.com.