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Moves this week at Axios Systems and Exclusive Group

Axios Systems

Axios announced the appointment of Ian Moyse as its UK sales director.

Recently named ‘Sales Director of the Year’ by the Institute of Sales & Marketing Management, Moyse will lead the company’s UK growth strategy.

According to the Sales Lead Management Association, the new director is one of the top 10 ‘most influential people in driving multi-digit growth’ and is in the world’s top 50 most connected people on LinkedIn.

“I’m incredibly delighted to bring to Axios my passion and enthusiasm for delivering great customer outcomes through excellence in IT experiences,” Moyse said. “We’ve got an extraordinary opportunity to present to the industry the benefits of SaaS-based ITSM, as well as the great value and game change that can be gained from using Axios’ industry-leading solution, assyst, through an on premise or SaaS based offering. It’s a privilege to provide customised advice and personalised recommendations based on each organisation’s requirements and aspirations.”

Tasos Symeonides, CEO at Axios Systems, added: “Ian joins us as we further accelerate our growth in the service management industry. ITSM powered by SaaS is expected to grow at an annual rate of 16 percent by 2019. It’s never been more crucial for organisations to consider the cost-savings and business efficiencies that can be achieved using SaaS-based ITSM. As a leading IT expert trusted throughout the industry, Ian is well-positioned to help C-level executives maximise this opportunity and increase their digital agility and service capabilities.” 

Exclusive Group

Exclusive has announced the appointment of technology specialist David Ellis as its new group director of Global Services. Ellis will spearhead the roll out new services offerings for the cybersecurity market, supporting the Group’s ambition to retain and extend its value-added model.

“David brings with him a wealth of experience and a track-record of success,” said Barrie Desmond, COO of Exclusive Group. “Services have always been at the heart of our value-add and are embedded in our DNA. Increasingly we’re seeing more and more global deals and our ability to support these will add even more value to both our vendor and channel partners alike. Global services are a key part of our growth strategy over the next 3 – 5 years and David will play a crucial role in achieving this. I’m pleased to welcome him on board and looking forward to working with him for what promises to be an exciting journey ahead.” 

Ellis joins from Arrow ECS, where he was part of the senior leadership team in EMEA, responsible for vendor business development. Prior to that, he was director of new technology and services at Computerlinks before it was acquired by Arrow.

Ellis commented: “Over recent years, Exclusive Group has built an enviable reputation for disrupting traditional value-add distribution and I’m really excited to now be part of this.”

“In my time within the industry I’ve identified and brought to market a number of new technologies and services, and have seen the cybersecurity market evolve at breakneck speed. I can’t wait to start helping our vendor and channel partners achieve even more value from their relationship with Exclusive Group through new global service offerings,” he added.

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