Board changes to occur in the UK and at international group level
Leading technology distributor Exertis has today announced changes to its senior leadership team. Vishal Chhatralia, Chief Digital and Marketing Officer, will move into a global role, driving digital transformation across Exertis International.
Chhatralia joined Exertis in 2019, focusing his efforts on developing digital capabilities within Exertis UK. This includes online, cloud, direct2consumer, data analytics and robotic process automation.
In his new role, Chhatralia will take these capabilities and accelerate the digital journey of the Exertis Group internationally, while also taking on responsibility for Exertis’ own brand portfolio and global vendor account management. Chhatralia will report into Tim Griffin, Managing Director of DCC Technology.
Tim Griffin, Managing Director of DCC Technology, said, “This move will enhance and accelerate our digital transformation across the Exertis Group. Vish has successfully built blueprints for many initiatives in the UK and now we begin the process of scaling these out. I wish Vish every success in his new role.”
Exertis UK has also announced structural changes. Phill Turner, Global Head of Voice of the Customer, is moving into the position of Chief Experience Officer, reporting to Paul Bryan, Managing Director of Exertis UK. The newly created role is responsible for delivering a seamless customer experience across all stages and touchpoints in the customer journey, helping the business continually achieve greater customer satisfaction and increased efficiencies.
Turner will assume responsibility for Customer Services and Sales Operations but will also be the driving force in prioritising and encouraging problem-solving, strategic thinking and customer orientation amongst the wider organisation including IT, Operations, HR, Finance, Sales, Commercial, Marketing, Digital and Purchasing.
Robert Fitzsimons, UK Marketing Director, and Kati Eagle, Purchasing Director, will also now report directly into Paul Bryan, Managing Director, Exertis UK.
Paul Bryan (Pictured), Managing Director, Exertis UK, said, “I would like to say a huge congratulations to Vish on his Global move and to Phill on his new appointment. I also very much look forward to working more closely with both Kati and Rob.”
About Exertis Group
Exertis is the leading technology distributor of consumer, business and enterprise products from pioneering technology brands, playing an integral role in supplying the world with cutting-edge tech. For forty years Exertis has distributed the technology that transforms societies and facilitates the world’s transition to digital. These days Exertis distributes everything from AV solutions to AI-powered smart-tech. Exertis is powered by the mantra ‘our people, our customers, our business’ and its reach is global. A wholly owned subsidiary of parent company DCC PLC, a FTSE 100 company, it has offices in Europe, North America, Middle East and China, representing 2,400 brands. In 2021 it had a turnover of £4.483 billion. As technology evolves, so does Exertis. www.exertis.com