cleverbridge Appoints General Manager in Japan to Expand Asian Operations

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cleverbridge further expands its reach into international markets by appointing a general manager in Japan

Yosuke Ito

Yosuke Ito

“As a complete global e-commerce partner, cleverbridge provides the technology, expertise and associations critical to success in the Asian market." cleverbridge CEO Christian Blume

cleverbridge, a global e-commerce provider for software and SaaS companies, further expands its reach into international markets by appointing Yosuke Ito as general manager in Japan.

Ito will grow the company’s Asian operations hub in Tokyo. With a focused operation in Japan, cleverbridge increases its ability to optimize conversion rates for companies selling throughout Asia.

“As a complete global e-commerce partner, cleverbridge provides the technology, expertise and associations critical to success in the Asian market,” said cleverbridge CEO Christian Blume. “Yosuke’s appointment strengthens our commitment to comprehensive service in Asia and around the globe.”

Ito has more than 25 years of management experience with technology and e-commerce companies, ranging from start-ups to Forbes Global 2000 Leading Companies, and has led multiple companies to successful market entries in Japan.

Ito’s expertise adds to cleverbridge’s growing Asian proficiency. The number of Asian orders flowing through the cleverbridge platform increased more than 1,000 percent since 2009.

From international compliance management to Asian payment methods, region-specific languages and localized currencies, cleverbridge enables software and SaaS companies to successfully and seamlessly sell in Asia.

In 2011, cleverbridge opened an Asian customer service operation in Shanghai, China, extending cleverbridge’s global customer support network across three continents: Asia, Europe and North America.

“Yosuke is instrumental in strengthening our position as a leader in the international e-commerce market for digital products, regardless of region, channel or licensing models,” said Blume. “This marks a strategic step for cleverbridge as we continue to expand our reach on a global scale and strengthen our position in the Asian market.”

Learn how cleverbridge’s international capabilities give software and SaaS companies a huge advantage.

About cleverbridge
cleverbridge is a full-service e-commerce partner for companies that sell software and SaaS. Our flexible platform and unrivaled service fuel the performance of B2C and B2B businesses around the globe. Drawing from years of experience and expertise, cleverbridge provides a customized, multi-channel e-business solution in record time. International corporations like Avira, DivX, Ipswitch and Quest Software count on cleverbridge to support their traditional, SaaS and subscription-based e-commerce needs. Get to know us at http://www.cleverbridge.com, our Building Keystones blog, Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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