Gamma Communications plc (“Gamma”), a leading technology-based provider of communication services, is pleased to announce Andy Smethurst has been appointed to Channel Sales Director, a newly created role within the channel team.
Andy joined Gamma in 2004 and progressed through his career in Business Development. Prior to his promotion to Channel Sales Director, Andy was responsible for the growth of several of Gamma’s geographic sales teams. This followed a period of being responsible for the growth of some of Gamma’s largest channel partner relationships in his position as Account Director.
Andy’s new role will involve leading the Gamma sales team to bring new products to market for the channel, and to continue to assist building on the mutual successes already enjoyed between Gamma and its multiple channel partners.
Andy Smethurst commented:
“Having been with Gamma for over 17 years, I am immensely proud to be given the opportunity to lead Gamma’s geographic sales team. We have a wonderful team here at Gamma full of immense talent, and I look forward to helping others continue their career development at Gamma. The relationship Gamma has with its channel community is paramount to what we do and indeed are all about: we are dedicated to nurturing and growing on shared successes, and we are all extremely excited about the opportunities that lie ahead for the industry.”
Daryl Pile, Managing Director – Channel said:
“I’m delighted Andy will be taking on this new key role within the channel team. During his time at Gamma, Andy has built a successful track record of leading and nurturing teams, and building strong relationships with our partners. I look forward to seeing him bring his invaluable experience, knowledge and enthusiasm to the role.”
Gamma is a leading supplier of Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) in the UK, German, Spanish and Dutch business markets. It is AIM listed and employs 1450 people.
With a range of UCaaS, Mobile and Connectivity services, Gamma provides robust and secure solutions that enable organisations to communicate, collaborate and offer a better customer experience.
Gamma’s largest market is in the UK where the company’s network-based services are supplied to SME, Public Sector and Enterprise markets through a network of 1000+ channel partners and its own direct sales and support capabilities. In addition, Gamma owns Exactive, a Unified Communications specialist and Microsoft Teams Voice Partner.
In the Netherlands, Gamma owns Dean One, a rapidly growing telecom and Internet provider supplying VoIP, mobile and broadband services via 600+ channel partners. The other Dutch business units are Nimsys, an ICT specialist for workspaces and multi-tenancy buildings as well as Schiphol Connect, the telecom and Internet provider at Schiphol Airport in the Netherlands.
In Germany, Gamma has acquired HFO, one of the leading SIP Trunk and emerging Cloud PBX providers that has an excellent reputation for product quality and service. Headquartered in Oberkotzau, Bavaria, HFO operates nationwide in Germany through a reseller network of over 1,000 partners. Through its Epsilon brand, HFO is also a large B2B mobile distributor in Germany, offering mobile connections from all three major mobile network operators.
VozTelecom is a cloud communications service provider in Spain, primarily focused on the SME market. Headquartered in Barcelona, with offices in Sevilla, San Sebastián and Tétouan (Morocco), VozTelecom is one of the leading SIP Trunk and Cloud PBX providers, offering fixed and mobile communications bundled with Internet access.
Gamma focuses its family of businesses on digital automation, delivering UCaaS services to SME customers largely via a network of channel partners.