Exertis raised £21,000 for Naomi House and Jacksplace charity


Exertis directors and vendors got on their bikes to raise money for Naomi House and Jacksplace charity

Exertis has announced its annual charity cycle ride raised £21,000 for the Naomi House and Jacksplace charity (hospice for children).

Eight Exertis directors and three participants from Netgear and Fujitsu cycled around the Isle of Wight in one day covering 100 miles and over 6,0000ft of ascent. Exertis human resources director Nick Foster opted to run a half marathon from Cowes to Ventor, finishing in two hours and 30 minutes

The charity cycle ride was held on (Oct 6) and participants were: Exertis general manager Simon Slater, technical services director Ian Gilbey, Exertis UK group finance director Richard Hinds, commercial director Alex Croft, Exertis UK sales and commercial director Phil Brown, Exertis UK sales and commercial director Ian Aitken, Exertis Medium AV director Liam La Cumbre, Exertis UK consumer commercial director Nick Foster, Exertis UK commercial and services director for mobile Rik Hubbard.

The participating vendors were Rob Wells from NETGEAR, Gareth Thomas and Daniel Pieters from Fujitsu.

Exertis UK managing director Paul Bryan said: “A challenging day with a few bumps, cramps and sores, but most importantly, we were able to raise a significant amount for a tremendously worthwhile cause. A big thank you to all the riders and sponsors that supported our event.”