Exclusive Networks Group

Exclusive Networks Group

June 13, 2013 08:00 ET

Exclusive Networks Group Strategic Appointments Fuel Continued Growth Ambitions

Neil Ledger named Group Chief Operating Officer; Graham Jones appointed joint country manager of Exclusive Networks UK

PARIS, FRANCE--(Marketwired - June 13, 2013) - Exclusive Networks Group, the pan-European 'SuperVAD', has reinforced its aggressive growth strategy by appointing Neil Ledger to the new position of Chief Operating Officer starting July 1st. Ledger, together with Ian Morris, has led Exclusive Networks UK since the acquisition of VADition in June 2011, growing revenues to EUR90m+ in the last financial year.

"I'm delighted that Neil has agreed to take the role of Group COO," said Olivier Breittmayer, CEO of Exclusive Networks Group. "We have ambitious plans over the next few years and to meet these we needed to strengthen our leadership team, providing more capacity and experience at the helm whilst we continue to scale through both organic and acquisitive growth. Neil is a well-known figure in the industry and respected globally by customers and vendors alike."

"I'm relishing the prospect of being part of an exciting journey as we continue to grow and expand into new markets," said Neil Ledger. "It's important to sustain what has become an enviable business model in Value Added Distribution. A pan-European distributor that maintains its VAD status has never previously been achieved and I'm here to help accomplish this. My aim is to scale the proposition and focus on organic growth by working closely with Olivier, our country managers, customers and vendors."

Replacing Ledger at Exclusive Networks UK is ex Integralis UK Managing Director Graham Jones, who takes up the post of joint country manager alongside Ian Morris from July 1st.

About Exclusive Networks Group

Exclusive Networks Group www.exclusive-networks.com connects emerging and growing global technology vendors to pan-European markets through its 'SuperVAD' value-added distribution model. Exclusive Networks Group specialises in security, networking, infrastructure, and storage solutions for the 'Smarter Social Enterprise', trading with over 4,200 reseller partners.

Operated as a tightly integrated group of nationally-focused, independent and entrepreneurially-led business units, Exclusive Networks Group has become renowned for bringing innovative and disruptive technologies to the European marketplace. Since 2003 it has achieved significant growth and shared commercial success providing accelerated go-to-market momentum for vendor, integrator, VAR and service provider partners through consultancy, engineering, sales, marketing, training and technical support services.

Headquartered in France, Exclusive Networks Group is present in over 14 other countries including UK, Germany, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, Finland and across Francophone Africa.

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