Marcelo Hiayes Appointed as Latin America, Caribbean and Africa Sales Manager
11 September 2015
Marcelo Hiayes has been appointed Region Sales Manager for Micro Nav, with specific responsibility for Latin America, Caribbean and Africa. Marcelo brings with him a wealth of experience winning new business and managing key customers within his defined geographic region, where he developed business for British, French and USA-based companies.
Born in Argentina, Marcelo’s multi-lingual and first-hand experience of the formalities of business engagement and culture in Latin America supports Micro Nav’s business growth aspirations. Marcelo’s business development experience includes the creation of commercial opportunities and strengthening market shares in Africa, mainly South Africa and Nigeria, Angola and Mozambique, Algeria and Ivory Coast. With a solid electronics and software engineering background Marcelo is a former glider pilot and has a passion for all things in aviation.
This regional appointment comes as Micro Nav, part of the Quadrant Group, has recently embarked upon a focussed program of growth and investment into expanding its Latin America and African business opportunities.
Marcelo will be visiting CANSO’s Latin America and Caribbean Conference in the Dominican Republic, 18-20 October, 2015, commenting, “I am looking forward to meeting people from the Industry during this event; it will be a good learning exercise regarding what the different markets need and the business opportunities that the markets are offering at present”.
Sales and Marketing Director, Michael Saunders said, “I am very pleased that Marcelo has decided to join Micro Nav. I look forward to supporting Marcelo in his role and am confident that he will be able to further develop the Micro Nav presence in the region”.