FluidOne continues upward trajectory with the appointment of Brendan Lynch as Chief Revenue Officer
18 · FEB ·2022
FluidOne announces the appointment of Brendan Lynch to join the Board as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO), reporting to Russell Horton, CEO. The appointment comes at a crucial time for the company as it enters its next phase of organic growth and targeted acquisitions, working towards its vision of becoming the best quality provider of Connected Cloud Solutions to UK businesses.
An experienced executive, Lynch boasts 28 years in the industry, having spent most of his time managing effective Sales and Marketing teams across the UK, Europe and India. His previous roles include VP of Sales Europe (Wholesale) at Reliance Globalcom; Director, Business and Partner Markets at Virgin Media Business and most recently Group Sales and Marketing Director at Redcentric. In his last role at Redcentric, Brendan repositioned the business’ go-to-market messaging and reorganised the Sales, Marketing and Solutions functions to deliver a doubling of the share price, creating more than £100m of shareholder value.
Leading FluidOne’s existing Sales, Marketing and Solution Architecture teams, Lynch will also help shape the future strategy and enable the company’s organic growth plan. Working alongside the executive directors, Russell Horton CEO, Chris Rogers Co-Founder and COO, and Roy Hastings CFO, in his new role as CRO, Lynch will play an integral role and bring the company’s vision to life.
Commenting on the company’s latest recruit, Russell Horton, CEO, said:
“Having Brendan bring the wealth of experience that he possesses into his role as CRO will be invaluable for our plans for continued growth. We wanted to attract someone that demonstrates the necessary knowledge and tenacity for us to achieve our vision to become the best quality provider of Connected Cloud Solutions to UK businesses - so, we’re very pleased to have Brendan join the Board. We look forward to seeing how he will shape the Sales and Marketing strategy, building on our existing talent pool to ensure we continue to grow and scale the business. There is much in the pipeline for FluidOne that Brendan’s experience and attitude will greatly complement in his role as CRO.”
Stephen Stanway said:
“Having developed the business for over 30 years I am immensely proud of my team and what we have achieved together, creating a high-quality business with loyal experienced staff and happy customers. When I met with Russell and the FluidOne Board to discuss the potential of SAS joining FluidOne, I could see a strong alignment in staff culture, values and how both businesses always seek to put the customers first.”
Brendan Lynch, CRO, adds:
“I am pleased to be joining FluidOne at such an exciting and integral time. I believe FluidOne is uniquely positioned in the market and has a fantastic opportunity to deliver products and solutions that UK businesses want and need as an all-encompassing Connected Cloud Solutions provider. I’m looking forward to building upon the strong foundations that are the great team at FluidOne and its outstanding customer service.”
Lynch’s appointment will support the FluidOne board on its journey to become the best quality provider of Connected Cloud Solutions to UK businesses, building upon its existing position as the UK’s most connected network aggregator. Following the addition of IT Services, UC, enhanced SD- WAN and Advanced Security to its existing portfolio through recent acquisitions and organic growth, FluidOne is primed to fully support businesses on their digital transformation journeys. UK businesses are already operating in complex multi-cloud environments, FluidOne’s Connected Cloud Solutions makes them simple and secure.