Mayflex, the cabling infrastructure, networking and security solutions distributor, has appointed Mark Simmons to head up the UK sales operations in the position of Sales Director.
Simmons joins Mayflex from Redstone, previously Comunica, where he most recently held the position of Associate Sales Director for the Converged Solutions business.
Commenting on the appointment Andrew Percival, Managing Director said ‘We are delighted that Mark is joining the team, we’ve spent nearly a year finding the right person to fit our business and we feel that Mark ticks all of the boxes. With his proven track record of driving rapid sales growth across multiple product sets, and sales leadership skills he will complement the existing skills and strengths of our established teams. I have also been very impressed with Mark’s enthusiasm and ambition which are key characteristics in such as strategic role.
Commenting on his appointment Mark Simmons said ‘I’m looking forward to the challenge of working on the distribution side of the industry, having been a customer of Mayflex for over 20 years I’m fully aware of the key strengths of the company and I’m excited to join and help steer the business to achieve their growth ambitions.
Mark began his career working for BT before joining Cableship some 20 years ago. He spent 2 years as the Sales Director for ISG Webb before re-joining what was then Comunica, laterly acquired by the Redstone PLC. Mark joins Mayflex on 10th March 2011.