Meet the Management Team

The Management Team bring a wealth of experience to CMS Distribution and it’s partners. With extensive knowledge from a wide variety of industries and geographical locations together with their chosen specialisms, the management team lead the company forward, with the customer front and centre of every decision made.

CMS Distribution employs more than 250 people across seven locations – London, Harrogate, Castleford, Stevenage (UK), Kiltimagh (Ireland), Eindhoven (Netherlands) and Stockholm (Sweden), who are working and contributing to the success stories of over 3,000 resellers and more than 60 vendors. With a dynamic and proactive team of product managers, account managers and pre-sales engineers, an experienced marketing team and an industry-leading operational centre CMS will continue to exceed partners’ expectations.


Frank Salmon - CMS Distribution Management TeamFrank Salmon

CEO & Founder

Frank has been leading CMS Distribution for more than 28 years, expanding it into the largest independent value-added distributor of data storage, networking and IT infrastructure solutions in the UK and Ireland.

Tom Burke

Tom Burke


With almost 20 years experience in the IT Industry and having Senior Management roles in both Europe and the USA, Tom is responsible for Acquisitions, Corporate Finance, Commercial, Legal, Funding and Shareholder matters.

Paul Roughley

Paul Roughley


With over 30 years of industry related experience, Paul is responsible for the group’s purchasing, logistics and IT functions.


Frinos Constantinou

Frinos Constantinou

Retail Sales Director

Frinos is a passionate sales leader with strong strategic relations with key consumer brands. Over the past 2 decades, he has held a number of senior sales executive positions, acquiring extensive knowledge of the ICT Channel.

Nick Preston

Nick Preston

Commercial Director

With over 17 years of experience in the technology industry, Nick is responsible for the sales team along with business development and product management.


Justin Griffiths

Justin Griffiths

Enterprise Director

After over 20 years in the IT industry, working for leading global resellers, Justin is using his extensive understanding of the channel business model for building CMS’ enterprise division.


Patrick HealyPatrick Healy

Managing Director – Ireland

Patrick has held senior management roles in the USA and Europe prior to joining CMS as Managing Director of our Irish business. He is a proven sales leader who drives performance in his team.

Julia Johansson

Marketing Director

Julia has 14 years experience in marketing and is passionate about building marketing programmes that secure long term partner relationships and generate strong revenue growth in the IT & storage industry.



main-photo-ivan-eustace-14Ivan Eustace

Business Unit Director

Entrepreneur who co-founded TNS in 2000 with John McHugh. Ivan currently focuses on Business Development and Special Projects within CMS.


main-photo-john-mchugh-1John McHugh

Business Unit Director

Entrepreneur who co-founded TNS in 2000 with Ivan Eustace. John has a Degree in Business Studies and a Post Grad in Computer Science.


Luke Noonan

Sourcing Director

Luke is using his 16 years of experience in identifying new product opportunities and vendor alliances for the group.


Trevor Pluskota


Trevor is responsible for the delivery of IT solutions and services that underpin the organisation’s growth strategy and shaping the future direction of CMS.


Sean SweeneySean Sweeney

Non-Executive Director

Sean is an experienced non-Executive Director, leading and participating in Boards of diverse business and social enterprises.



Niall Wall, Non-Executive DirectorNiall Wall

Non-Executive Director & Chairman

Niall brings a wealth of leadership experience; formerly he was the CEO of Ardagh Group, a global packaging business with revenues of €8Bn and operations in more than 26 countries.


Arnaud Bonvarlet, Director European Business DevelopmentArnaud Bonvarlet

Director European Business Development

With over 15 years of sales experience in the IT industry, Arnaud is determined to use his in-depth knowledge of the retail and B2B distribution channels to expand CMS Distribution’s presence in key European markets.