DocuSign opens places of work in Italy and Spain

In a press release issued on June 7, 2022, DocuSign announced the opening of new offices in Italy and Spain to accelerate its development in the EMEA region. The world leader in electronic signatures has ambition and intends to strengthen its business in southern Europe.

Spain and Italy: two new markets for DocuSign

Electronic signatures have been legally recognized in Italy and Spain since 1999. Like France, two southern European countries adopted the eIDAS regulation of the European Union. The text he has “standardized electronic signature recognition in 2014” and which has enabled companies specializing in this technology to develop en masse. According to DocuSign, Spaniards are already well acquainted with electronic signatures. They use it for a whole range of procedures, including documentation related to lawsuits. Public authorities also work with dematerialized means and therefore use electronic signatures.

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As DocuSign CEO Dan Springer explains, “Italy and Spain are pioneers in the adoption and legal recognition of electronic signatures, and we are pleased to expand our presence in the EMEA region by launching dedicated activities in these important markets. Efforts for digital transformation remain a priority for organizations around the world and we see huge potential for growth in the EMEA region. We believe that DocuSign is an essential tool in the technology equipment of any company that wants to successfully manage the complex world of hybrid work. ”.

A key European step for the electronic signature giant

The same thing is true in Italy: the use of electronic signatures is very common. The country was also one of the first in the world adopt laws on the legality of electronic signatures. DocuSign states that according to AGID (Agenzia per l’Italia Digitale), “Italy now has more than 20 million active users of electronic signatures”. According to Ronan Copeland, vice president of the group and CEO of DocuSign for EMEA, “This development in Spain and Italy is a key step for our development in Europe”.

He assures that there is a great demand for electronic signatures in these markets and adds that “We look forward to helping more companies move to a more secure, reliable and efficient way to create, sign and manage their digital contracts.”. In Spain and Italy, the company intends to provide its customers with teams dedicated to sales, marketing and customer relations. With more than a million customers worldwide and hundreds of millions of users in more than 180 countries, DocuSign remains the undisputed world leader in electronic signatures.

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