Plano, Texas (June 30, 2016) – Altair Global is pleased to announce that James Russo has been promoted to senior vice president, business development. In his new role, he will retain his current sales territory in the Western region of the United States and will assume additional responsibilities within the Altair sales organization supporting Executive Vice President, Elizabeth Stewart. Russo will take a leadership role in large-scale opportunities, providing support to sales members in strategy development, pricing analysis and presentation preparation. He will also assist in increasing visibility and understanding of potential markets along with sharing in the responsibilities of training and developing sales team members.
“Jim is a phenomenal salesperson. His extensive industry knowledge coupled with his experience in sales, account management and operations make this promotion a natural progression,” said Stewart.
Russo joined Altair Global in 2011. He began his career in the relocation industry in 1987. Prior to joining Altair, he held numerous business development roles in the real estate and relocation industry. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Connecticut and both the Certified Relocation Professional and Global Mobility Specialist designations from Worldwide ERC®.