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BenQ promotes Carly Cheshire to Head of Consumer

BenQ UK has recently announced the promotion of Carly Cheshire to its head of consumer, who previously headed up the B2C sales division.  Having worked in the IT channel for over 20 years, Cheshire is well known amongst her peers, having built solid business relationships during her time in the …

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Richard Wyn Griffith named Softcat MD as Colin Brown steps down

IT infrastructure products and services provider Softcat has announced that Richard Wyn Griffith will transition to the role of managing director, effective August 1st, 2020, replacing Colin Brown, who will be stepping down from the role at the end of July.  Griffith joined Softcat in 2002, holding a number of …

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Synaxon UK appoints Tirene Doepel as Head of Marketing

Synaxon UK has appointed Tirene Doepel as head of marketing. She will take control of all Synaxon UK’s marketing and member recruitment programmes and be responsible for building strong relationships with key suppliers. Doepel has joined Synaxon UK from Network Group, where she spent just over three-and-a-half years in senior …

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CMS Distribution appoints Huw Jones as Chief Business Officer

CMS Distribution has appointed Huw Jones as its new chief business officer.  Having worked almost a decade at Tech Data, he joins CMS with extensive industry relevant knowledge and experience of Sales leadership.   “CMS Distribution is a highly specialised, dynamic and ambitious organisation that has obvious commitment to its Customers, …

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Owen Watters named CEO as Hama UK celebrates 30th anniversary

Owen Watters, CEO of Hama UK

Following the retirement of country manager Paul Irish last month, Hama UK has announced the appointment of ex-Roberts Radio CEO Owen Watters as managing director. Watters brings with him a wealth of experience from his time served as head of iconic British audio brand Roberts Radio in addition to his …

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Giovanni Di Filippo joins Lenovo Data Center Group as EMEA president

Giovanni Di Filippo Lenovo

Giovanni Di Filippo has joined Lenovo Data Center Group (DCG) as president of Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA). He joins to drive the business in this region and build on relationships with data center partners and customers. Bringing a wealth of experience to Lenovo DCG, Di Filippo has had …

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ASL Group strengthens senior management team with Duncan Forsyth

Managed-office services supplier ASL Group is strengthening its senior management team with the appointment of Duncan Forsyth as chief financial officer. Duncan, previously the group managing director at Westcoast, brings with him experience of being part of a team that has taken a company from a £35 million-pound turnover to …

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Perry Ashby joins Network Group as chairman

Technology community Network Group has announced that channel heavyweight Perry Ashby has joined as chairman. Ashby is CEO of Urban Network and former CompTIA vice chair, and will be providing insight and leadership to the Network Group and its partners. “To say I am excited, honoured and privileged to be …

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Exertis appoints Liz Greenwood as UK IT director

Exertis has appointed Liz Greenwood as its UK IT director, reporting to Richard Hinds, Exertis UK&I’s chief operating officer. She will have responsibility to continue to drive the overall service and performance improvements associated with the UK IT function. In addition, she will play a lead role in defining the …

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WM5G appoints Michel Sabatier as Business Development Director

West Midlands 5G Limited (WM5G), a new organisation set-up to deliver the UK’s first region-wide 5G testbed, has appointed Michel Sabatier as its business development director. As part of a multi-million-pound project, the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) and Department for Digital, Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) have set up …

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