Horizon to Build Unified Comms Channel with Key Appointment

Ian Lev has joined Horizon Solutions’ rapidly expanding team as a Senior Partner Account Manager. Horizon Solutions are developing a UK channel for Unified Communications working with voice, video, data and applications over IP.

Lev has over 30 years experience in the industry. He started at BT when he was 16 as an engineering apprentice maintaining telephone exchanges. He eventually graduated into sales and was awarded West Midlands Salesman of the year in his first year. This resulted in promotion to BT’s National Account management team.

Lev has also worked for Cannon as a dealer sales manager in Birmingham, Alcatel as Regional Sales Manager for the Midlands Region, DTS, a specialist Call Centre Solutions company, managing the Sales team, Cantata as a UK OEM Channel Account Manager, Smartcall heading up their Structured Cabling Sales division and finally IP Telecoms as Channel Sales Manager for Swyx Solutions

Joel Chimoindes, Divisional Manager at Horizon Solutions commented: “Ian brings with him a wealth of experience from the channel having previously worked with a broad range of technologies. His engineering background ensures that he really understands the technologies we are integrating from ShoreTel, Tandberg, VegaStream, Codian and Microsoft, which makes him an ideal Partner Account Manager in our Unified Communications team.