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The TAS Group Appoints Former Level 3 and BT Senior Executive to Head European Operations

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Seattle, WA — Mar 11, 2015 — The TAS Group, the global leader in smart sales transformation, today announced the addition of Tim Passingham as Executive Vice President, EMEA, to its leadership team, to expand the company’s reach into global enterprise opportunities.

Passingham joins The TAS Group from Level 3 Communications where, as Senior Vice President of Level 3’s Enterprise and Government business in EMEA, he ran a $560 million business with 225 staff including sales, support, customer service management and systems engineering across Europe. Prior to Level 3, he was EVP and GM at BT Conferencing, and held a series of senior positions at BT Global Services.

“Adding a powerhouse executive of Tim’s stature to our leadership team is tremendous for the company and for our customers. I’m hugely excited about Tim’s contribution to our business in EMEA and to the strategic development of our company,” said Donal Daly, CEO of The TAS Group. “As a customer of The TAS Group, both at Level 3 and at BT, Tim has experienced how Dealmaker can drive explosive sales growth. Bringing that first-hand experience to our customers will be extremely valuable. Tim’s success is evidence of the value of smart sales transformation.”

“This is a unique opportunity.  The value that the company provides to progressive sales organizations is unparalleled,” said Tim Passingham, EVP EMEA, The TAS Group. “The TAS Group effectively invented smart sales transformation, and I have seen at first hand how the Dealmaker platform drives predictable sales growth.  That’s one of the reasons why 140 new customers chose Dealmaker last year as their smart sales platform. I’m truly excited about this company, the sustained value it delivers to customers and my ability to help accelerate the stellar growth the company has seen in recent years.”