Webanywhere Incorporate in Philadelphia – adding a new school web design division.
In January when all the Webanywhere staff battled the snowy conditions to come back to work, unfit and tired after Christmas, Sean Gilligan (the big boss) and Matt Coffey (marketing executive) were jetting off to the U.S. to spend two glorious weeks travelling and sight seeing!
I’m told it was a fully packed trip, as they did have to ensure they came back having hired a U.S. Sales Manager for the company and chosen a good location for the U.S. office. However, judging by Matt’s blog they seemed to have some fun at the same time.
During the two weeks, they visited Philadelphia, Orlando and Richmond and managed to interview an impressive 27 candidates, as well as viewing office space and meeting with attorneys, accountants and industry contacts.
“The trip was immensely valuable, ” said Sean, “not only due to the quality of the candidates we interviewed, but also the huge amount we learned about the U.S. Market and the contacts we made. ”
The verdict? “We made the decision to set up our U.S. operation in Philadelphia. ” Sean explained “The strength of the candidates, coupled with the population density and transport options in the Philadelphia area, made it the obvious choice for WebAnywhere’s U.S. Headquarters. ”
We would also like to welcome Shannon DiCandilo on board as our U.S. Sales Manager. Shannon is an ex teacher and University lecturer so knows the market well. When she heard she had got the job her friends took her out for Speckled Hen and fish and chips to celebrate!
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