Jurupa assist Ixia Technologies with their first hire in Italy

Ixia Technologies, a leading global provider of networking solutions for governments, service providers and the enterprise have engaged with Jurupa in order to identify and secure a Country Manager / Regional Sales Manager for Italy.

Given that the company have never before hired employees in Italy, the process was complicated by additional legal considerations. Having presented a selection of highly qualified and motivated professionals, a candidate was selected.

Joining from Riverbed, Valter Villa will be officially launching Ixia’s Italian operation on April 1st and report directly into Stephane Johnson, VP Sales EMEA South. Formerly holding Senior Sales Management positions at companies including Zeropiu, EMC and Sun Microsystems, Villa will be responsible for further developing Ixia’s two-tier channel model and increasing market share in the region.