Executive Team

Our executive team members have an in-depth knowledge and unique understanding of the fast-paced technology sector and a proven track record of delivering impressive results.

Tim Griffin

Stephen Casey - Exertis

Tim Griffin is the Managing Director of DCC Technology and the Exertis Group.

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Prior to joining DCC plc in 2018, Tim worked with Dell EMC for 14 years in a variety of senior international and global roles, most recently as the CEO & General Manager of their UK business. Tim is also a Non-Executive Director for the Welsh Rugby Union.

Fiona Graham

Fiona Cooke - Exertis

Fiona Graham is Exertis' Chief Marketing Officer.

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Prior to joining Exertis in 2014, Fiona held a number of senior sales and marketing roles in technology distribution and with manufacturers, most recently at Microsoft.

Richard Hinds

Richard Hines - Exertis

Richard Hinds is the Chief Operating Officer for the UK & I overseeing the finance, purchasing, IT, logistics and customer services functions.

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Previously, he was Group Finance Director at Exertis. Richard joined the company in 2015 from Flogas, an LPG sales and distribution company which is part of the DCC group, where he spent three years as the Finance Director.

Sion Wineyard

Sion Wineyard - Exertis

Sion Wineyard is the UK Operations Director joining Exertis in 2016 from Unipart Technology Logistics where he spent almost seven years as General Manager.

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Sion’s career experience includes manufacturing, precision engineering and services sectors.

Meurig Evans

Meurig Evans - Exertis

Meurig Evans joined Exertis in 2018 as the UK & I Finance Director.

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He has held senior finance roles in a number of businesses, most recently as Commercial Finance Director at Shop Direct. Prior to these roles, he worked at PWC in audit and transaction services specialising in financial due diligence.

James Ward

James Ward - Exertis

James has been the Managing Director for Enterprise since 2018.

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Prior to this James was the MD for the Hammer Group and recently celebrated 25 years of service, having started his career as an account manager. Since then, James has driven the business’ strategic expansion, resulting in a near 100% increase in turnover over the past 10 years.

Phil Brown

Phil Brown - Exertis

Phil Brown, Exertis Sales and Commercial Director for Business and AV, joined Exertis in 2011.

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Phil is responsible for driving growth in Exertis’ professional AV and IT sales and commercial channels. His remit includes vendor relationship management, developing sales strategy and building Exertis’ services proposition for the reseller channel. Phil has many years’ experience in the technology industry having held senior positions at Samsung and Asus in addition to working in a variety of commercial roles in distribution.

Rod McCarthy

Rod McCarthy - Exertis

Rod McCarthy is the Head of Ireland for Exertis, leading the distribution business and also developing a new white label services business for the vendor / reseller channels.

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He brings 30 years of experience from a range of senior executive positions including MD and COO roles within the IT distribution, e-commerce sales and managed services sectors.

Lianne Denness

Lianne Denness - Exertis

Lianne Denness is the Managing Director for Hypertec, acquired by Exertis UK in February 2018.

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Lianne joins Exertis with over 30 years’ business experience, having spent the majority of her career successfully leading and developing Hypertec’s own brand and distribution business to be one of the most valued distribution partnerships within UK and European VARs.

Paul Bryan

Paul Bryan - Exertis

Paul Bryan is Exertis' UK & I Managing Director.

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With over two decades experience at the company, Paul has been instrumental in aligning the business with emerging technology and business trends. In his former role as Sales and Commercial Director, he oversaw Exertis' strategic sales channels, customers and vendor partner relationships.

Mark Kahr

Mark Kahr - Exertis

Mark Kahr, Director of Purchasing, is the longest serving board director at Exertis

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with 30 years' service of which 20 have been spent on the board. Mark's milestones include establishing the department followed by the commercial and marketing divisions.

Nigel Arkwright

Nigel Arkwright - Exertis

Nigel Arkwright is Exertis UK IT Director.

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He joined the company in 2017 having spent seven years in various senior IT and technology roles within the Unipart Group of companies across their logistics, manufacturing and security businesses. Prior to this Nigel worked for blue chip logistics organisations most notably Parcelforce Worldwide.

Mike Buley

Mike Buley - Exertis

Mike Buley, Exertis UK Managing Director, Consumer, has over 25 years' service during which time he has been involved in the development,

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growth and successful integration of many operations including the dedicated retail division. Mike has focused on the complexity, needs and demands of a successful retail business including implementation of our support systems which has led to a 150% growth in Exertis' retail business and secured several key retail industry awards.

Simon Woodman

Simon Woodman  - Exertis

Simon Woodman, Sales and Commercial Director for Mobile, has spent 22 years at Exertis.

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During his time Simon has been instrumental in driving successful growth and development of the Mobile sales business and more recently driven the launch and roll-out of the Hllo Windows OS Tablet range in the UK. Simon has 30 years' experience in the industry and has demonstrated success in building strong business partnerships, customer relationships and inspiring large multi-disciplined teams.

Nick Foster

Nick Foster - Exertis

Nick Foster joined Exertis in 2006 and as HR Director has a strategic focus on developing employees to deliver exceptional service to customers and vendors.

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Nick also ensures the successful integration of acquisitions within Exertis. Previous to Exertis, Nick spent 9 years at Barclays Bank in a series of Senior HR & Business Management positions dedicated to project development work throughout the organisation. Nick is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist who holds an MSc in Occupational Psychology from the UCL Birkbeck and prior to that gained an MA in Strategic Human Resource Management.

Raj Advani

Raj Advani - Exertis

Raj Advani previously founded Advent Data, one of the UK's leading distributors for print consumables.

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In March 2011 the business was acquired by Exertis who have retained Raj and his depth of experience to continue running the Exertis Supplies business.

Gary Fowle

Gary Fowle - Exertis

Gary Fowle is the Head of Kondor and has been working in technology for more than 20 years.

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Gary has held executive positions at Tech Data, Fujitsu and Microsoft, most recently as Vice President of Microsoft’s devices business in North America. He has worked in Asia Pacific where he was General Manager of Microsoft’s OEM business and in Europe with leadership roles across consumer and enterprise businesses. Gary has specific interests in leadership development, business innovation and channel selling.

Steve Healey

Steve Healey - Exertis

Steven Healy has worked in the mobile industry since 2001.

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He opened the first of his four retail stores between 2005-2009 before starting MTR in 2011 with co-founder Andy Payne. Selling his retail business in 2012, Steven has successfully built MTR from the ground up into one of the UK's leading repair and refurbishment centres for mobile devices, growing the business year-on-year. MTR is an accredited Samsung repair centre, providing a number of services to extend the lifecycle of mobiles, wearables and tablets. In 2017, MTR was acquired by Exertis with Steven remaining as managing director.