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Renaissance appoints direct sales management team

Distributor Renaissance has created a new direct sales management team reporting to direct sales director Lynne Stephens.

According to the company, the focus of the team is to sell the Renaissance portfolio including Apple products, networking and security solutions, peripherals, appliances, application development, training and technology services.

The general managers in the team include government sales David Olliver, education sales Ross Fodie, Victoria Cotton who is in charge of enterprise sales and Adam Taylor who will lead sales support.

Cotton replaces Chris Parnell who joined Imagetext while Taylor takes over from Chris Allsop.

Olliver has worked with Renaissance in the direct sales team for some years while Ross Fodie joined Renaissance in July after seven years at Equico Finance. He was the company’s general manager.

Cotton joins Renaissance on Wednesday, 15 September. She worked at

HP as a senior business development manager in the personal systems group.

Cotton had been with HP for five years and previously worked for Axon, IBM and Computerland.

Taylor joins Renaissance on Tuesday 21 September from Intergral Axon where he was procurement team leader.

“Direct sales to education institutions and enterprises is a growth area for Renaissance and I am delighted to have Fodie, Cotton and Taylor join the Renaissance team”, says Stephens.

“The entire management team is passionate about customers and have vast experience in selling hardware, services and training solutions”.