In recent years, Pete has successfully raised the profile and market share of his previous employer. ‘We’re delighted to have Pete on board,’ said managing director, western Europe, Edgar van Essen. ‘R&M are currently rolling out ambitious growth plans across Europe and the UK is an important focal point. Our new managing director for the UK brings in-depth knowledge and experience of UK markets on board. We look forward to building our brand together and taking our ‘Swiss precision’ to new markets.’
Pete has been in the datacom industry for the past 21 years and brings in-depth knowledge of both office cabling and data centre markets and solutions. Pete has worked as principal network support engineer for a major Telco in the UK before he became Panduit‘s European product support manager and regional business director for the Middle East and Pakistan. He also developed and grew the company’s DCIM business across EMEA.
Pete’s knowledge of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model (ISO/IEC 7498-1) model allows him to understand the need for a quality solution at physical layer 1 and the impact that has throughout infrastructure performance – and therefore the business.