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 380 people across 12 locations – London, Harrogate, Castleford (UK), Dublin, Kiltimagh (Ireland), Amsterdam (Netherlands), Stockholm (Sweden) Shenzhen (China), Sydney (Australia), Paris. (France) and Colorado (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.

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.

    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.

CHIEF BUSINESS OFFICER

Huw Jones is responsible for B2B Sales and Marketing, helping to develop value-added opportunities that deliver growth for our Customers and Vendor Partners

CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER

Fergal Gara has over 25 years of experience across retail, entertainment and technology sectors. He has held various Commercial and Operational roles in the UK and EU in Amazon, Sony (PlayStation) and WalMart (ASDA) among others.

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.

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.

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.

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DIRECTOR 

With 25 years of sales strategy, channel marketing and distribution experience in the CE industry in USA, Bill Lucarelli uses his in-depth knowledge to expand CMS Distribution’s presence in key US markets.

MARKETING DIRECTOR

Hannah Delaney has over 20 years of commercial marketing experience leading brand and channel strategies for global organisations in the technology sector.

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.

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.

SOURCING DIRECTOR

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

SERVICES DIRECTOR – APAC

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.

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