Roy Pluck joins Technology and Media Group as it embarks on growth drive
Reigate, Surrey, 1st September 2011: Nick Claxson, founder and CEO of The Claxson Group Ltd has announced the appointment of Roy Pluck as Group Managing Director. The announcement of the new position comes at the end of a lengthy search for a candidate with experience to match the Group companies’ broad market requirements.
Roy Pluck said. ‘I’m delighted with the appointment to The Claxson Group and I look forward to the challenge ahead. The Claxson Group companies are well positioned in diverse and established markets such as direct mail fulfilment and data centre design and build, as well as younger and faster moving areas such as enterprise ICT and web development. My role is to help these businesses flourish by supporting individual management teams with strategic direction.’
Nick Claxson said, ‘Roy brings with him a wealth of market knowledge, industry experience and personal contacts spanning the ICT and Marketing fields in which the group operates. I believe that in Roy Pluck, The Claxson Group has recruited an individual who can leverage his many positive attributes to bring new opportunities to the Group and to help me to develop and implement a robust strategy for growth moving forward.’
Roy Pluck started his working life as a Programmer / Analyst on an IBM 370 /145 mainframe computer system. However, it was when he moved into Global Solution Sales and Marketing that his career bloomed. Career highlights include 15 years at Gestetner International Ltd (Progressive Territorial Responsibilities: North America, EMEA, Sub-Indian Continent and Australasia); 10 years with RISO Kagaku Organisation (EMEA) (working extensively in Europe, Middle East and Africa and directly with the parent company in Japan) and 10 years with the Danwood Group (National Sales Development Director for the Graphics and Production Systems Division)