Westcon-Comstor has appointed Antony Byford as their new Managing Director, Westcon UK & Ireland. The appointment, as part of Westcon-Comstor’s strengthened partner-focused, go-to-market strategy, reports to Rene Klein, SVP Westcon Europe. Byford brings 23 years’, full spectrum, channel experience, to the role as well as a deep understanding of the security, communications and networking markets, and a thorough knowledge of cloud and service delivery options.
Klein commented: “Antony brings a fresh perspective to a new chapter in the evolution of our Westcon business. He 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 opportunities our recent investments in systems present. Partners can look forward to even greater levels of support and value from Westcon.” said Klein.
“The Westcon name is a byword for partnership, service and added-value. Having met Rene and understood the business’ vision and direction, the plans for service innovation and the strength of relationships with partners and vendors, I’m thrilled to be investing my time and energy into its future. We have one of the strongest, solutions-oriented and service driven propositions in distribution that is only going to get stronger. As we create new opportunities through innovation in our services, our delivery capabilities and technology eco-systems we can all develop, grow and profit. Couple this with such a talented, service committed team and we’re in great shape to forge ahead, deliver even more for more partners, and ensure Westcon remains the pinnacle of innovation and added-value in distribution.” added Byford.
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