Node4, the growing Derby based internet services company, has employed a further five staff following recent contract wins with major blue-chip clients. New staff have been bought in to bolster the sales and technical teams and have been drawn from across the UK.
Node4 was established nearly three years ago by managing director Andy Gilbert to provide hosted telephony solutions, business broadband, and server hosting.
Amongst the new staff that have joined Node4 is new sales director Nick Sellors who has joined from Claranet. Nick has a wealth of experience gained in the IT sector having worked with such brands as Demon and PSInet.
Asif Karbani and Michael Turner have joined the technical team at Node4 as engineers. Asif last worked for Leicestershire NHS Trust as an IT Support engineer. Michael joins Node4 having previously worked for Sector Skills Development Agency in South Yorkshire as an ICT Systems Manager.
Chris Pagel, technical manager for Node4 commented: “The strengthening of Node4’s technical team means that we can now have a greater presence at our customer’s sites.”
Robert Foster-Ward and Rod Plummer have joined the company’s sales and marketing teams respectively; Robert previously provided consultancy work for a telecoms company and Rod has joined Node4 to provide marketing support and bespoke technical writing.
Node 4’s Managing Director, Andy Gilbert said: “There is a wealth of IT talent within the East Midlands and was that was one of the primary reasons why we decided to establish Node4 here in Derby. I firmly believe that a talented and passionate workforce will be the key to our sustained growth.”
“Our next challenge will be to grow the business even more and exploit the sector experience we have gained from our most recent client wins.”