ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA, June 1, 2020 — Expanding its business development initiatives throughout Australia and New Zealand, Contacta, a leading assistive listening specialist, today announced the appointment of Exertis ProAV Australia, part of Stampede and Exertis ProAV, to serve as its value distribution partner to drive sales of its hearing loop and speech transfer systems in the region.
In announcing the appointment Exertis ProAV Australia President & CEO Kevin Kelly credited the hard work of Exertis ProAV Australia General Manager Nick Cocks in forging the new distribution agreement. “Nick’s 17 years of industry experience played a major role in reaching this agreement with Contacta, a market leader in providing assistive living solutions, and this was a top priority of the company.”
Amplifying Kelly’s point, Nick Cocks noted that, “As a new player in the market with a strong global presence we want to create long term supplier partnerships as a base for our business. We select the companies we work with very carefully. What attracted us to Contacta was both the quality and the range of their products, with their innovative approach to the market they serve. We always ensure we have the time and resources available to be successful with the brands we represent.”
Contacta is one of the market leaders in Europe and the USA in the production of assistive listening products. Based in Kent UK, the company has 50 years’ experience developing advanced yet simple solutions for direct clients and distributors.
Commenting on the appointment, Contacta Head of Business Development Ran Meyrav said that, “We are excited to be working with Exertis Australia in this new partnership. This is a strategic market for our export sales, so it was vital to find the right local partner. We felt that Nick and the team shared our vision and commitment to high standards. We both aim to deliver the best solutions for the customer and, ultimately, the user. Exertis offered us nationwide coverage, good access to the market combined with the wealth of know-how they bring to the table. They were the perfect choice and we look forward to working with them.”
About Exertis ProAV Australia
Exertis ProAV Australia, part of Stampede and Exertis ProAV, is a forward looking, industry-leading provider of integrated commercial audiovisual solutions and support services to a broad range of resellers engaged in meeting the needs of end-user customers across a broad range of verticals markets that include education, retail, hospitality, corporate, government, venues, security and information technology. The solutions we design, sell and support benefit people who use them every day in their home, office or whilst on the move.
More than simply a distributor of products, Exertis ProAV Australia provides its vendor partners with integrated go-to-market sales and business development strategies that include initial consultation, system design and configuration, installation support, end-user facing event marketing and ongoing training and general education support through Exertis University. To learn more visit exertisaustralia.com.
Exertis is a leading route-to-market and supply chain partner for established and emerging technology brands across consumer, business and enterprise, and a wholly owned subsidiary of parent company DCC PLC, a FTSE 100 company. After 38 years of profitability Exertis continues to outperform the market, achieving revenues of £3.631billion in FY2019. Stampede (www.stampedeglobal.com) is the global ProAV brand of the DCC technology division and is the industry leading value-added distributor of integrated AV/IT technology solutions that help resellers meet the expanding technology needs of end-user customers in dozens of commercial vertical markets in Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe, India, Latin America, the Middle East, Scandinavia, South Africa, and the United States through a global network of nearly 20,000 resellers.