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 over 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 Relations.

Paul Roughley

HEAD OF APPLE SUPPLY

With over 30 years of industry related experience, Paul Roughley is responsible for Apple Supply Relationship, Vendors, Supply Chain and Reporting.

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 focuses on underpinning business operations and change while enabling, innovating and maximising efficiency.

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.

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.

DIRECTOR EUROPEAN BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

With over 17 years of sales experience in the IT industry and having Senior Management role in Europe, Arnaud Bonvarlet is determined to use his in-depth knowledge of the retail and B2B distribution channels to expand CMS Distribution’s business in key European markets.

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.

DIRECTOR JAPAC

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 and has extensive knowledge of ERP / WMS developments for warehouse and e-fulfilment operations.

INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

Stephen Davidson is a skilled multi-channel retail professional with over 20 years of experience, having worked for Tesco, Woolworths, QVC and, more recently, as Purchasing Director at Exertis. At CMS Stephen brings all his Director-level expertise in electronics and technology retail business.

CHIEF PEOPLE OFFICER

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.

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mark Whitby brings vast experience providing Board-level support to fast-growing technology companies. With over 20 years’ experience as a technology and telco executive, he has worked in various leadership and GM roles for multi-national companies such as Intel, Vodafone and Seagate.

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