Westcon appoints Byford to new UK&I MD role

Distributor Westcon is expecting 'greater focus and direction' in the UK and Ireland following the appointment of Antony Byford to the new position of MD of the region, reporting to Rene Klein, SVP Westcon Europe.

Byford brings 23 years channel experience to the role along with a strong understanding of the security, communications, networking and cloud markets.

Klein commented: "Antony brings a fresh perspective to the Westcon business, and has a great record in creating opportunities for growth and development.

"He understands the channel landscape and knows how to build and lead high-performing teams. His experience, drive and talents are the ideal fit for us as we evolve our services in the coming year and leverage the investments we have made in systems."

Byford added: "As we create new opportunities through innovation in our services, delivery capabilities and technology eco-systems, we can all develop, grow and profit."