Welcomes Andy Richardson as Vice President of Marketplace Sales

Sales professional applying his knowledge and expertise to lead the sales teams to the next level of success
January 25, 2018

Marietta, GA – January 25, 2018 – is pleased to welcome Andy Richardson to the executive leadership team. He assumed the role of Vice President of Marketplace Sales with the goal of applying his knowledge and expertise to lead the sales teams to the next level of success. Andy brings over 15 years of experience in manufacturing and buyer sales, international business, CRM, and systems processing and training to In his role as a sales leader, Andy will provide strategic direction in helping to determine the future direction of 

After beginning his career as a sales representative for Imagistics, Andy joined, a firm that revolutionized product development by simplifying the purchase of low-volume custom parts with patented online instant quoting. There, he started as an Area Representative, honing his skills to become the top sales performer from 2006 to 2009. He then moved on to a leadership role managing the organization’s Tooling and Production team. In this role, Andy organized and implemented several key corporate initiatives, including acquisition integrations, international software sales training and deployments as well as marketing and software initiatives for strategic steering committees. Eventually, Andy moved into the role of Senior Director of Sales for North America, leading a team of 50 people and significantly increasing’s annual revenue, as well as rolling out a complete reorganization plan.

Ron Hollis,’s President and CEO states, “ makes it easy for buyers and suppliers to discover each other, and Andy brings new eyes and a fresh perspective on how the business is operating and where we need to go. He has a strong vision for sales and will be able to develop, implement, and execute a positive Functional Operating Plan for 2018.”

Andy states, “I am very excited to be a part of the team. I am looking forward to leading the sales team to further expand the value proposition of the marketplace for Buyers and Suppliers. is headed in a new direction, and I’m very proud to be on board and take on the future challenges to come.” 

About is an online manufacturing marketplace whose mission is to make it easy for Buyers and Suppliers to discover each other. instantly connects companies seeking custom manufacturing services with qualified manufacturers around the world. The platform is designed to help both Buyers and Suppliers develop long-term relationships by enabling technology that streamlines the discovery process. With members in 172 countries, is the most well-established marketplace of its kind in the world. For more information, please call +1-770-444-9686 or visit our website at