It is all systems go here at Venture Forge HQ. We have welcomed two new Amazon account managers to our ever-growing team, following a record start to the year.
Michael Kahn joins the team as a senior Amazon account manager and will be working remotely from Israel while Sam Ross joins us as an Amazon account manager. Both will lead, manage, and implement Amazon strategies across the global marketplace to support brand growth for our client base.
Michael previously held a position at online marketplace agency Activ8. Before this Michael created and sold private label brands via Amazon and has an academic background in Chinese and Business as a graduate of The University of Nottingham. In his previous role, Michael worked for a first aid brand and manufacturer on Amazon Vendor, tripling the brand’s annual revenue to £1.75 million.
Sam also brings his brand growth experience to the role, having created, and built his brand Generation Skincare into a number one Amazon bestseller.
As our team grows, we have also embraced long term remote working by launching a new West Yorkshire Hub in partnership with Village Hotels. This will allow all our current and future team members to work remotely while having access to the hotels’ office space, meeting rooms and gyms plus a host of other perks.
We have inked a deal with Regus to offer remote offices around the globe, allowing us to recruit talent from all over the world and offer hot desking space in multiple locations.
We are delighted to welcome Michael and Sam to the Venture Forge team following a significant period of growth for the agency. Their Amazon expertise will add real value to our clients and strengthen our position in the marketplace as the go-to Amazon specialist.
The past year has demonstrated that we can deliver record results while working remotely so we have decided to embrace this way of working permanently.
It opens a global talent pool for us and creates career opportunities for dedicated specialists who may be based outside of the UK. It also gives current and prospective team members the flexibility to work from home while having access to our West Yorkshire Hub and state of the art offices around the globe.
Unveiling the remote working programme and adding Michael and Sam to the team rounds off a record year for the team, with 21 new clients added to our portfolio and existing clients reporting a 450% growth in revenue throughout 2020.
Commenting on his appointment Michael says: “After only being at Venture Forge for a small period of time I feel welcomed and part of this amazing team. I am looking forward to further adding experience to this already well-versed agency.”
Discussing his role, Sam says: “Delighted to join Venture Forge at such a pivotal time for them in terms of growth. I have been on the lookout for a forward thinking, client-focussed Amazon agency and I am really looking forward to growing my skillset whilst delivering great results for our clients.”
Fancy a new challenge in your career and want to take the next step in a growing Amazon agency? If you are interested in finding out more about roles at Venture Forge, contact us at [email protected], through our website, or call us on 01422728435.