cleverbridge Announces New Sales Leadership

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Former Microsoft, Digital River, Klarna and CareerBuilder executives to lead company’s continued growth in the ecommerce and subscription space

“Each one of our new sales leadership team members brings a wealth of sales experience, corporate strategy expertise & proven track records of results that make them great assets to the cleverbridge team.” ~ Doug Caviness, VP of Global Sales, cleverbridge

cleverbridge, a global full-service ecommerce provider for software and subscription companies, announces the appointments of Michael Dittmar as Director of EMEA Sales, Robert Stinsa as Director of North America Sales, Martin Wiersch as Technical Sales Director, Kerry Dean as Director of Account Management, and Manuel Heilmann as VP of Strategic Accounts. The seasoned sales executives will be responsible for new client acquisition, client retention and global revenue growth.

“Each one of our new sales leadership team members brings a wealth of sales experience, corporate strategy expertise and proven track records of results that make them great assets to the cleverbridge team,” said Doug Caviness, VP of Global Sales, cleverbridge. “Their valuable combination of Fortune 500 business development and hands-on leadership will certainly position cleverbridge for continued growth and success in the ecommerce and subscription space.”

Prior to joining cleverbridge, Michael Dittmar served as Team Lead of Merchant Development and Senior Manager of Strategic Accounts at Klarna, leading a team in charge of some of the company’s largest and most important accounts. Before Klarna, he worked as an Associate Director of Strategic Accounts for Digital River.

With more than 20 years of experience in key leadership positions driving go-to-market strategies and delivering multinational revenue growth, Stinsa joins cleverbridge after serving as Vice President of Sales for ARCOS. Before ARCOS, Robert Stinsa was the Director of Sales, EMEA for CareerBuilder. Prior to CareerBuilder, Stinsa served as National Corporate Accounts Director for PCM. Stinsa has also held sales leadership roles with Lexmark International and Comark Inc. (now Insight Enterprises).

Martin Wiersch joins cleverbridge as Technical Sales Director with over 25 years of experience in marketing, programming, CRM, engineering, project management, product management, sales, e-procurement and ecommerce. Most recently, Wiersch was the Technical Sales Director at Digital River. Prior to that, he was Technical Director E-Business for MyAgfaPhoto and held various ecommerce, e-procurement, media production, CRM and publishing roles within Bayer Business Services.

Kerry Dean brings 25 years of experience in ecommerce, contract negotiation and management. Prior to cleverbridge, Dean was Key Account Director at Arvato, where he managed the company's largest client account, Google. Before Arvato, he was Director Online Operations at Microsoft, leading the ecommerce vendor selection, contract negotiation and vendor management process.

Prior to joining cleverbridge, Manuel Heilmann was the CEO of Coinzone, which enables businesses and individuals to easily conduct transactions with digital currencies. Prior to Coinzone, he held the position of Vice President & General Manager, MyCommerce at Digital River, where he led operations for the company’s third largest vertical. Heilmann is an accomplished international sales and business development strategist with proven expertise in new product development, market expansion, international business leadership, strategic partnerships and global account management.

To learn more about cleverbridge, please contact inquiry(at)cleverbridge(dot)com or visit

About cleverbridge
cleverbridge is a proven leader in ecommerce technology, services and expertise for global software and subscription companies that serve consumers and businesses. For more than 300 clients – including Avira, Corel, Dell, Malwarebytes and Parallels – cleverbridge is a true extension of their teams, understanding each client’s billing models, markets, channels and specific ecommerce requirements. cleverbridge provides an unsurpassed customer experience so that clients can strategically leverage ecommerce to effectively build customer relationships and generate more revenue. Headquartered in Cologne, Germany, cleverbridge has offices in Chicago, San Francisco and Tokyo. For more information, visit

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