Robert DeVries Joins Parasoleil as CMO


Parasoleil Names Robert DeVries
Chief Marketing Officer

Former Figueras President, USA Will Oversee
Growing Sales Rep Network and Channel Development

WESTMINSTER, CO; August 5, 2015.  Parasoleil, manufacturers and designers of architectural panels has named Robert DeVries as Chief Marketing Officer.

Mr. DeVries, who had been President, USA at Figueras International Seating will be in charge of managing and increasing Parasoleil’s network of sales representatives and strategic business partners. Parasoleil, which has been focused on outdoor shade installations, will expand it efforts nationally and to new markets including commercial, hospitality, and public installations. Mr. DeVries will spearhead this drive.

"The expansion of our sales rep and distribution team further strengthens our ability to meet the needs of our customers," noted Uriah Bueller, CEO of Parasoleil. "Robert’s comprehensive understanding manufacturing sales and marketing will greatly benefit Parasoleil, our sales network, and our clients. This is an exciting time in our company.”

Before joining Parasoleil, Mr. DeVries oversaw marketing, sales, and production for Figueras USA, where he put together that company's distribution network. While at Figueras, he led the team to unprecedented sales results and market share gain.

Prior to Figueras, he worked for American Seating and Via Seating, along with a successful business consulting venture helping a wide variety of start-up companies.  .

Mr. DeVries has a BS in Business Management and Finance from the University of Colorado

He is an avid hiking, back wood skiing, mountain biking, and climbing enthusiast.  He and his wife Melissa live in Denver, CO.

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