Global IT solutions companyHowell Technology Group (HTG) has appointed a business development director to strengthen its team as it builds on a period of sustained growth.
Ian Jones brings over 20 years' experience to the South Tyneside-headquartered company, which offers a range of disruptive digital technologies and best of class products. This encompasses workspaces, application containers, cloud solutions, virtualisation, networking, IT security and professional services.
In his new role as business development director, Ian will be responsible for developing strategies and plans to drive the firm's growth. He will also work with the senior team to identify and target new business opportunities and nurture and develop relationships with key vendors.
Prior to joining HTG, Ian held technical and sales roles for distributors, consultants and vendors, including technical and sales lead for the UK at Liquidware and European technical and sales lead at Citrix. Furthermore, he holds a number of industry qualifications from leading software providers such as Microsoft, Amazon, Nutanix, Citrix, and VMware.
Commenting on his appointment, Ian said: "I've known HTG for a number of years through my previous roles and have seen the company go from strength to strength. HTG is a forward-thinking business which has an excellent reputation for enabling the digital transformation of its clients by delivering world class digital solutions.
"I'm really looking forward to working with the team and feel this role has offered me a great opportunity to utilise my knowledge and experience to help drive the business forward."
Kevin Howell, founder and Chief Technology Officer at HTG, commented: "2018 was a fantastic year for HTG and I'm delighted to welcome Ian to the team as we start the next chapter of our business journey. Ian brings with him a wealth of industry experience and will play a pivotal role in shaping the company's growth plan."
Established in 2005, HTG is a leading global IT solutions company that offers a range of disruptive digital technologies and best of class products. This encompasses workspaces, application containers, cloud solutions, virtualisation, networking, IT security and professional services. The HTG team works closely with clients to understand their business goals and define their digital vision and strategic roadmap - delivering real and impactful change.