Steve Martin has been promoted to Head of Sales for the UK & Ireland at Maverick AV Solutions. He joined the AV distribution specialist in 2003, after a short spell at Micro Peripherals (now Exertis) and in 2006 became the youngest Sales Manager in Tech Data’s history. In his new role, Steve will lead Maverick’s UK sales operation, which has recently expanded to 17 people and 170 accounts. He said: “My knowledge of all the divisions of Tech Data including our IoT and security divisions will enable me to bring together solutions for our customers which add real value and deliver innovative results.”
Vapour Cloud expands management team
Voice, video, networks and infrastructure specialist Vapour Cloud has appointed three new managers, as it targets 20% turnover growth in 2020. Blaine Craig, who has held roles at BT, Virgin Media, EON UK and Azzurri Communications, has come on board as customer services manager; Emma Haywood has joined as channel account manager, following the successful launch of Vapour’s new managed service offering; and Jon Pickering, ex-CEO and co-founder of £25m turnover IT firm Block, has been made a non-executive director.