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 350 people across 12 locations – London, Harrogate, Castleford (UK), Dublin, Kiltimagh (Ireland), Amsterdam (Netherlands), Stockholm (Sweden) Shenzhen (China), Sydney (Australia), Madrid (Spain), Paris (France) and California (USA), who are working and contributing to the success stories of over 3,400 resellers and more than 80 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

CEO & FOUNDER

Frank Salmon has been leading CMS Distribution for more than 30 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

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

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

 

Paul Roughley

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

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

 

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

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

 

CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

John Fitzgerald has 25 years of experience in analytics and the technology industry. In his role at CMS, John will focus on underpinning business operations and change while enabling, innovating and maximising efficiency.

 

MARKETING DIRECTOR

Julia Johansson has over 15 years of experience in marketing and is passionate about building marketing programmes that secure long term partner relationships and generate strong revenue growth in the IT industry.

 

RETAIL SALES DIRECTOR

Frinos Constantinou is a passionate sales leader with strong strategic relations with key consumer brands. He has held a number of senior sales positions during the past 20 years, acquiring extensive ICT channel knowledge.

 

COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR

With over 20 years of experience in the technology industry, Nick Preston is responsible for the sales team along with business development and product management.

 

ENTERPRISE DIRECTOR

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

 

BUSINESS UNIT DIRECTOR

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

 

BUSINESS UNIT DIRECTOR

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

 

DIRECTOR EUROPEAN BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

With over 17 years of sales experience in the IT industry, Arnaud Bonvarlet 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.

 

SALES DIRECTOR

Tony Scully has 28 years of experience in the IT Channel with 18 years of experience in value-add distribution. Tony is customer-centric and has a passion for building brands & developing people.

 

DIRECTOR OF RETAIL SERVICES

Andrew Uden has 30 years of experience in technology, retail and aviation, providing support to the commercial operation in developing compliance measures, minimising any potential risks and securing the supply chain.

 

SOURCING DIRECTOR

Luke Noonan is using his 18 years of experience in identifying new product opportunities and vendor alliances for the group.

 

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

With 20 years of IT channel experience, Mark Robinson has worked with distributors & resellers at a Senior Management level covering the supply chain and other operational roles in EMEA. Mark is responsible for the CMS Logistics Operations.

 

HEAD OF PEOPLE OPERATIONS

With an educational background in business and organisational psychology, as well as over 10 years of industry relevant experience, Evete Medeiros is responsible for developing and implementing the People strategy at CMS.

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR & CHAIRMAN

Niall Wall 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.

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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

 

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