Scotland-based technology firm Hutchinson Networks has made three key appointments to spearhead its growth plans in the UK.
Afsar Chaudhury, will be joining Hutchinson Networks as the Director of Advanced Infrastructure Services, Paul Edmondson as Sales Director and James Talbot as Head of Architecture.
Afsar Chaudhury is a seasoned technology executive with a track record of delivering solution based outcomes through strategic IT leadership to large organisations. He is highly qualified as a Practitioner (BVP) and is CCIE certified. His previous experience includes working in a variety of large technology companies across the UK.
Paul Edmondson has over 25 years’ experience in the technology sector where he ran and mentored a wide variety of enterprise sales teams. Paul recently ran a large Solutions and Services Sales department where he was focussed on both the corporate and public sectors across the UK.
James Talbot has over 20 years’ experience working in the IT industry, with roles within the financial services industry and specialist IT providers. As incoming Head of Architecture James will bring a wealth of experience to the leadership team and will focus his efforts on the continued growth and development of the Architecture Practice. Having spent a number of years working as a founding member at an innovative start-up, James is well placed to not only expand Hutchinson Networks technical capabilities, but to also provide innovation and deliver outcomes for our clients.
Commenting on the new appointments, Stephen Heslop, CFO and COO said “We are delighted to have attracted such high calibre talent to our expanding team as we look to build on a fantastic year in 2017”.
Paul Hutchinson, CEO said: “The new appointments are an integral part of our 2018 growth strategy where we will be looking to expand our footprint in England, grow our public-sector client base and build on our already substantial global services division which operates in over 80 countries.” “We will soon be moving to new larger purpose-built offices, which will give our customers the chance to experience cutting-edge technology first hand as well as offering an expanded Network Operations Centre that can service the growth in our UK and global customer base”.