GotPhoto Inc., the leader in workflow platforms for volume school photographers, announced the hiring of two executives – Karen D. Sweet and Christoph Ebhart – to lead efforts to expand its growing North American presence.
“GotPhoto experienced huge growth in the last year,” says Benedikt Greifenhofer, CEO, GotPhoto. “We are investing in our team to sustain and to increase this growth story further in 2020.”
Karen D. Sweet has joined GotPhoto as vice president, business development, U.S. and Canada. Sweet is responsible for driving revenue growth and expand markets in a rapidly-growing ecommerce capability for photographers. She previously worked for Richmond Pro Lab and Kodak in a business development role with diverse experience and success in strategic and tactical account management with emphasis on sales, pipeline development, business development and marketing. She is recognized consistently for her leadership, results-driven follow-through and the ability to build and to maintain strategic customer partnerships.
Christoph Ebhart joined GotPhoto as vice president, sales, U.S. and Canada. Ebhart is responsible for the GotPhoto sales organization. He brings with him nearly ten years of experience in leading and in growing international teams. Ebhart has established operations in five different countries, led the growth of sales departments from zero to eight-figure revenue. Through his emphasis on coaching, he is able to ensure the personal growth of sales employees, customer satisfaction and the increase of revenue. He has successfully built and restructured sales organizations in complex environments and has a results-oriented bias with the ability to embrace change.
“Karen and Christoph are key hires on our way to becoming the standard for school and volume photography in 2020,” adds Greifenhofer.