Vaioni Wholesale has appointed Chris Jagusz (pictured above) as chairman of the board. The company’s founder and managing director, Sachin Vaish, said the appointment will help the company meet its ambition to become one of the UK’s most technologically advanced connectivity and cloud providers.
Vaish explained, “Chris is a great fit for Vaioni Wholesale at exactly the right time in our development. He brings a huge amount of experience, having run some of the most successful technology businesses in the UK. As a well-respected figure in the industry, Chris brings weight and kudos to our business. He is not only a great sounding board, but we can also lean on his experience in business growth and M&A.”
Jagusz joins the Vaioni Wholesale board following roles at numerous IT and telecoms companies, including at Azzurri Communications, Redcentric, Daisy and SSE Enterprise Telecoms. His involvement will involve helping the senior management team identify growth areas for the business, while also testing management thinking and helping set priorities for the company’s product road map.
Jagusz commented, “When I first met Sachin and the team I can honestly say I’d never seen such energy and enthusiasm. The business has a very exciting, well-funded five-year plan and straight away I knew it was something I wanted to be part of. I’ve worked in telecoms but also in other sectors, so I bring a fresh perspective to the firm’s strategic thinking.
“I’m happy to take a step back from the day-to-day minutiae and take a wider view, but I can dive into the detail when Sachin and the team think that will be useful. As a priority I’ll help to make sure we’re not just working on innovative new products and services but that we’re getting them out to the market.”
The company said that channel partners will soon start to see the benefits of the company’s ambitious plans. “Our push towards complete automation will revolutionise the channel. We want to help channel partners be more competitive, win more business through innovation and increase their profitability through automation,” added Vaish (pictured below). “We’ve got a five-year plan to become the most advanced provider in the market, and partners will start seeing the first fruits of that over the next 12 months.”