We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Simmonds as Managing Director. Mike will take on responsibility for the day-to-day activity of the company and report to Peter Lloyd, Chairman.

Mike joined Axial Systems in 2007 as Technical Director and has been a member of the Board of Directors since his arrival. With a career dedicated to the communication and networking industry, including senior roles within Telindus and Hewlett Packard, he is a respected thought-leader in the industry.

Mike Simmonds said: “I am very honoured to be leading Axial Systems forward as Managing Director as we approach its 25th anniversary. Axial Systems is well prepared to maximise its potential having built solid relationships with both its impressive list of customers and enviable vendor portfolio over many years. My vision is to see Axial grow by continuing to bring market-leading products and integrated solutions to our customers in innovative and unique ways, with the onus on quality, simplicity and clarity in everything we do.”

Peter Lloyd said: “As Axial approaches its 25th anniversary, I am delighted to announce Mike Simmonds as the new Managing Director of Axial Systems. Mike brings a vast amount of technical and commercial experience to the role, having been within the networking and security industry for his whole career and at Axial Systems for the last five years as Technical Director. I am sure that he will build on the solid foundations of the past as he takes Axial Systems into the future with a great team around him. Mike has a deep understanding of the needs of our customers and the best solutions available in the market allowing Axial Systems to continue to deliver as a preferred supplier and trusted advisor.”