We are delighted to announce the appointment of industry veteran Mark Whitehead who has recently joined the team as Sales Director. Find out more about Mark and his new position at Air IT below.

Mark Whitehead announced as sales director of Air IT

Exciting times ahead for Air IT’s client services, as Mark Whitehead joins the team as Sales Director!  

We are pleased to announce the appointment of industry veteran, Mark Whitehead and would like to welcome him into his new role as Sales Director.

Our newest appointment follows recent strategic developments, that included changes to the leadership team including John Whitty succeeding Founder, Todd McQuilkin as CEO, and James Healey stepping up to the role of Chief Operating Officer.

With over 36 years’ industry experience and more than a decade leading sales and marketing teams within the IT and communications sector, Mark will help lead our strategic growth plans, as well as heading up our Client Services team.

Speaking for the first time in his new role, Mark said,

My experience and success in the IT industry have been stimulated by introducing new technologies at the right time that are game-changing for businesses.

Joining Air IT at this time is a really exciting prospect. I’m eager to develop and build on Air IT’s success as a leading MSP, and to help new and existing clients transform in the post-pandemic era with the technology and support they need to thrive, and providing them with a competitive advantage over their peers.

Mark Whitehead, Sales Director

As well as a faster transition to cloud-based technology and infrastructure following the shift to remote working, Air IT are committed to delivering our next generation cyber security and business intelligence (BI) services as critical components of digital transformation. As businesses become more data heavy, there will be increased need to consolidate information through BI as well as greater emphasis on data protection due to cyber security threats.

Mark adds,

Being local, I have been an admirer of Air IT’s for a number of years and have the utmost respect for the company, its customers and its team. So, to now be working for one of the UK’s leading Managed Service Providers is a real honour and privilege.

Mark Whitehead, Sales Director

Commenting on the appointment, John Whitty, Chief Executive Officer at Air IT said,

It’s imperative that we attract the very best talent in order to maintain the highest standards, which our customers have come to expect for the past 15 years. The addition of Mark as Sales Director will allow us to strengthen our services further and help clients enhance their businesses as we move into the next phase of our development.

John Whitty, Chief Executive Officer

Today, Air IT employs more than 80 full-time staff and serves over 500 SME clients across the UK. Despite the current climate, increased demand for service has allowed us to continue to recruit in all areas of the business. As well as continued investment in the operational teams, other recent leadership additions include Jonathan Hardy who was appointed as Chief Financial Officer back in March and Rob Heathcote as Head of Service Delivery.

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