March 1, 2010

KSS Expands Sales Organization to Address Increasing Demand

Florham Park, PR

Global VP of Sales and European Sales Executive join the KSS team

Florham Park, NJ - March 1, 2010

KSS Inc. today announced a significant expansion of its sales organization, on the back of recent sales success and strong indicators of growing demand for KSS products and services.

Mr Rick Bilberry will lead the sales team as the Global VP of Sales, responsible for commercial strategy and the day-to-day management of the KSS sales teams operating out of the US and European offices. Rick brings extensive industry knowledge, a very successful track record of managing profitable revenue growth and experience of major global markets across Europe and North America, most recently at Aspentech.

Mr Jon Hayward joins the European sales team with specific responsibility for Western European territories. Jon comes to KSS from OpenText where he successfully managed relationships with clients in the oil & gas and retail sectors, among others.

“We’re experiencing increased interest in our products and services and finding organizations more willing to invest in pricing initiatives as a means to significantly enhance their profitability and generate much needed short-term cash. Expanding our commercial team is a natural response to this increased demand and I’m delighted to welcome Rick and Jon, two high calibre professionals to the KSS team. Rick leading the global sales team will surely create significant new growth opportunities based on his very successful track record in the business. ” stated Bob Stein, President and CEO of KSS Inc.

alibrate (formerly KSS Fuels) is the only global provider of fuels pricing and retail location intelligence, helping retailers fine-tune decisions to deliver on performance goals.  Its proven software, analytics and consulting solutions draw on more than 20 years of expertise and insight into the needs and opportunities of petroleum retailers. Kalibrate has headquarters in Manchester, United Kingdom and Florham Park, New Jersey. The company also has a Center of Excellence in Tulsa, Oklahoma and sales operations in Florida, Illinois, Ohio, Texas, Canada, Brazil, China, India, Japan, Korea and Africa. For more information about Kalibrate, please visit

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