Basingstoke: 11 July 2017: - Exertis, a leading distributor of technology products for the B2B, mobile and retail markets, has today announced the appointment of Matt Finn as an account director within its Consumer division based in Harlow. Finn will be responsible for the management of key accounts focused on gaming, reporting to Alex Croft, Exertis, sales and commercial director.
“I am delighted to add Matt to our successful gaming team where his experience will further strengthen our relationships with our major customers. We have the best gaming proposition in the industry whether that’s for console or PC gamers with a great range of vendors and exciting opportunities for increased sales in both hardware, accessories and software titles as VR fuels the market. Matt will be instrumental in ensuring that we capitalise on this and other opportunities with our key accounts.” said Croft.
Finn joins from Amazon where he spent 12 years, latterly as a senior vendor manager responsible for software and video games.
“I have worked with the Exertis team for a number of years and was excited by the opportunity of joining the company. I have been involved in the gaming industry for the past 6 years and love the fast-paced nature of the industry as well as being at the forefront of technology changes. I am hoping to bring my gaming experience and contacts to help drive the business and build further on the relationships with the key accounts.” said Finn.
Recent statistics from Ukie maintain that the video game market in the UK was worth £4.33 billion up by 1.2% in 2016 with the VR market valued at £61.3 million helping to increase PC game hardware sales by 64% to £258 million according to GfK.
Exertis is the leading gaming distributor in the UK providing a comprehensive range of gaming PCs and consoles, software, accessories, components and gadgets for etailers, retailers and independent stores. It is also the exclusive distributor for Xbox.
Exertis (UK) Ltd is the leading technology distributor of IT, Communications and Home Entertainment products in the UK and a wholly owned subsidiary of parent company DCC PLC, a FTSE 100 company. After 35 years of profitability Exertis continues to outperform the market, quadrupling its business in the last 5 years and achieving revenues approaching £2.44 billion in FY2016.
Exertis (UK) Ltd represents over 200 manufacturers in the UK alone, spanning more than 25,000 products across mobile, computing and accessories, consumer electronics, entertainment, print, networking, servers and solutions, unified communications, security and AV solutions. Exertis’ market-leading approach, teamed with a state-of-the-art distribution centre, next day delivery and a host of managed services, including end-user fulfilment, assures the highest levels of customer service and satisfaction at all times.