MicroScope's top stories, week ending 20 April 2012


MicroScope's top stories, week ending 20 April 2012

Alex Scroxton

New role for Jones as Brother reshuffles UK management

Brother sales and marketing director Phil Jones is to step into the role of UK country head and deputy managing director as the firm repositions its UK management for a renewed push for new market share.

The firm is planning to get closer to solution-based business in key verticals, as well as enhancing its product lines to take advantage of new trends in print and information processing.

Microsoft's Gordon Frazer swaps UK MD role for Chinese post

Long-standing Microsoft UK managing director Gordon Frazer is packing his bags and heading for China to take up the post of regional COO, following a reshuffle at the software vendor's Greater China Region operation, which covers China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Apple sales through distribution expand significantly in Q1

The amount of Apple products being handled by distribution across Western Europe continues to rise as demand for the vendor's tablets, notebooks and smartphones carries on spiralling upwards.

Avaya UK boss exits after eight months

Avaya has parted company with its UK and Ireland managing director, Andrew Shepperd, after just eight months in charge.

BSA anti-piracy campaign hits Reading

The Business Software Alliance (BSA) attempts to educate customers about the need to pay for the software is pitching up in Reading.

Mid-sized firms losing out on talent to competition

Software resellers named to Pro5 public sector framework

Dell recruits channel development director

C2000 consumer division adopts Triade name

Micro-P expands to house fast-growing mobile division

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