FluidOne appoints first chief revenue officer

FluidOne has appointed James Arnold-Roberts to the newly created role of chief revenue officer. Arnold-Roberts joins the Board and will report into Russell Horton, the company’s CEO.

Arnold-Roberts brings his strong sales skills and expertise in change management to FluidOne, where he will lead the existing sales and marketing teams. He will also be responsible for developing a cohesive strategy across business divisions to drive continued growth, product diversification and cross-sale opportunities. Working alongside the executive directors, Russell Horton CEO, Chris Rogers co-founder and COO, and Hemant Patel CFO, in his new role James will play a key part in delivering against the company’s five-year target.

Russell Horton, CEO, commented, “We are very pleased to have been able to attract someone with the quality and broad experience that James possesses to join our Board. He will be an integral part of the team to help achieve our new 2020 vision and five-year plan. We look forward to supporting him in shaping the sales and marketing strategy and to build on our existing talent to ensure we have a best of breed sales and marketing engine as we continue to grow. We have a series of acquisitions in the pipeline that will complement our existing services, including IT services, UC and Advanced Security and James’ role as CRO is key to the execution of our vision as we scale the business.”

Arnold-Roberts added, “I’m delighted to be joining the team at FluidOne! Having taken time before joining to meet with the Board and understand their vision and the business, I believe FluidOne has a great platform and a fantastic opportunity in a dynamic, growing market. My extensive experience in connectivity and UC, leading teams to deliver consistent organic growth, coupled with an in-depth knowledge of private equity, all puts me in a great position to support Russell and the FluidOne board to deliver on their vision. I am fortunate to be joining at an exciting time for the company, with ambitious plans and a strong M&A pipeline.”

FluidOne said it is the most connected network aggregator in the UK, and now plans to become the best quality connected cloud solutions provider to UK businesses. The company supports businesses from end user to application through offering IT services, UC and advanced security.

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Charlotte Hathway

Charlotte is the editor of Comms Business and writes content to inform and educate the Channel about the latest technology and business developments from across the industry. Prior to her current role, she wrote for other MA Business titles New Electronics, Land Mobile and Critical Communications Today. Before moving into journalism, she spent five years working in public relations and has worked with various technology companies spanning telecommunications, cyber security and software development.

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