Nottinghamshire-based networking firm Cantel has welcomed former Comms-care exec Rob Darby its first strategy director.
Darby previously spent 15 years at Comms-care, working as sales director and then commercial director before departing in October last year.
Cantel is based in Newark and has offices in Surrey and Leeds. It counts Dell, HPE, Cisco and NetApp among the vendors it works with.
"I've been aware of Cantel for a while but have become increasingly aware of their reputation in the IT channel over the last few years. Having met with the team it took me less than 2 minutes to make my decision to work with them and help them on their journey," stated Darby.
"With an unrivalled commitment to their partners alongside some exciting plans for growth over the next few years the team is definitely destined for success. I am looking forward to the ride."
Commercial director Richard Cusworth stated: "Having known Rob for many years I have long since admired his energy, attitude and innovative mindset towards IT services.
"Since 2017, Cantel has seen phenomenal growth and now we are ready for the next phase of our development. We have some exciting changes planned and Rob is the best person in the UK to spearhead these ground-breaking moves."
Cantel MD Richard Sharpe added: "In the last three years we've experienced fantastic changes as a company; Rob is going to lead us to another level. Rich and the team are extremely excited about this appointment. It's going to be a thrilling ride, there is definitely an increased spark and crackle in our offices here in the UK."
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