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Stampede Parent Exertis International Announces Key Management Appointments

Changes highlight company’s North America growth strategy

Stampede parent Exertis International recently announced several key executive appointments that will help the company to achieve its long-term growth objectives across all of its business units.

“I am delighted to announce the key appointments across our international business units,” said Tim Griffin, DCC Technology and Exertis Group Managing Director in a statement. Despite the challenging times we are navigating at the present, they reflect the evolution of our business, as we continue to increase our global presence.”

Effective immediately, Clive Fitzharris assumes the position of Managing Director. Fitzharris has been head of group strategy and development for DCC plc since 2017 and also a board member of DCC Technology.

Clive Fitzharris, Managing Director, DCC Technology

“I am delighted to join DCC Technology and look forward to leading and driving our global ambitions,” said Fitzharris. “We have a great team of highly experienced leaders committed to delivering for our partners and committed to international expansion.”

In addition to the promotion of Fitzharris, Stampede Senior Vice President of Finance Denis Tobin has been promoted to serve as the International Finance Director of the DCC Technology Group, where he will support Fitzharris in building out the company’s international financial compliance and governance while supporting the commercial expansion of the international business.

Additionally, John Dunne has joined the company as both the DCC Technology Group Chief Commercial Officer and Chief Financial Officer for North America.

“Denis and John have a depth of experience that will bring greater insight to the international team as we expand our growth objectives.” said Stampede President & CEO Kevin Kelly in a statement, “and Clive’s experience in growing businesses globally is going to help us continue to identify key North American distributors that share our core values and commitment to providing high value-added services to our customers. North America’s continued growth through acquisition is a strategic goal of the company’s global business development efforts. We look forward to engaging with distributors who want to join us on this remarkable journey.”

Additional Managing Directors announced by Exertis International include:

  • Marty Szpiro – Exertis | Jam
  • Kevin Kelly – Stampede, Exertis ProAV Australia and Exertis | Mobile Living
  • Eric Bousquet – Western Europe Commercial – Exertis | Pro AV
  • Dick Engels – Amacom in the Benelux
  • Daniel Johnsson – Exertis | Nordics
  • Fabrice Pierga – Exertis | France
  • Michael McGinley – Exertis | Arc Telecom in the Middle East

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