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Oliver Smook

Regional Director Europe

Oliver joined Apelby as its first Regional Business Development representative focusing his attention mainly on very important German market, adding also Austria and Switzerland. Oliver is based in Frankfurt Area, Germany. He interconnected new major partners and took over all the German speaking customer portfolio.
Oliver managed to strengthen relationships and bring the company long-term fruitful business. Now he is managing the business relations with Apelby’s Key Partners and he is also managing one direct report to ensure that DACH region gets all the proper attention.

Oliver has more than 20 years of experience in telecommunications, starting his telco career as an Account Manager in communications, a subsidiary of German energy suppliers VEBA and RWE. After acquisition of by Arcor (merged to Vodafone) he moved to Star 21 Networks, which was a wireless local loop provider in Germany. After doing sales from the scratch in Star 21 Networks he moved to Verizon, being responsible for acquisition and management of national and international major accounts in Voice, Data and IP. Later he was promoted to the position of Country Sales Manager for Germany, where he was managing the full Wholesale Sales Channel in Germany and leading 8 Account Managers, till he joined Apelby in 2010.