Sarah Flannigan spent eight years at rival distributor but will now join Exertis to oversee consumer electronics department
Exertis has poached new consumer business manager Sarah Flannigan from rival Tech Data after eight years at the firm.
Flannigan joins Exertis in the newly created role after serving as category manager (consumer PC systems) at rival distributor Tech Data for almost three years.
Overall, she spent eight years at Tech Data in various roles including purchasing co-ordinator, product specialist and assistant category manager.
She will now oversee a team managing new and existing relationships with consumer electronic brands in the retail space.
Flannigan said: “Exertis is well known for its success in the retail market and I am excited to see how these relationships work.
“Relationships are key in any business. I have always held strong relationships in the past and I will ensure this continues going forward. The customers’ needs will always come first and I will check every avenue possible to ensure I can meet their every need.”