Node4 hires new channel sales director

Node4 has announced the appointment of Ashley Butcher as channel sales director.

Butcher (pictured) will implement Node4’s new channel strategy and lead a dedicated team tasked with delivering an expanded suite of products and services for MSPs, VARs, ISVs, SIs and carriers.

He has over ten years of experience in the telco and carrier sectors, with previous roles at BT and TalkTalk Business.

Commenting on his appointment, Butcher said, “My message to the channel is simple: you might think you know Node4 and its channel offering, but lots has changed, particularly as a result of our latest acquisitions.

“We’ve broadened our experience, knowledge and capabilities. There’s a sense of excitement about our new channel proposition throughout the company.

“We have the people, culture and drive to deliver a personalised service to our partners — and to always go that extra mile. I can’t wait to discuss this offering with new and existing partners!”

Iain Shearman, chief commercial officer, Node4, added, “I’m delighted to welcome Ashley to the company. Throughout his career, Ashley has demonstrated a talent for leadership as well as the necessary drive and determination to deliver on sales and revenue growth.

“Coupled with his boundless energy and ability to motivate his teams, Ashley is a superb addition to Node4’s channel team and ideally placed to help maximise the potential of our expanded channel offering.”