The Zycko Senior Management Team
David served as Sales Director from September 2001- March 2013, and was appointed CEO in April 2013. Prior to joining Zycko, David held the position of Sales Manager at Comstor Ltd (1994-1999) and was instrumental in the period of rapid growth that saw sales ramp up from $50m to over $500m per annum.
Ken WoodGroup Finance & Operations Director
Ken was appointed Group Finance & Operations Director in June 2007. Prior to joining Zycko, Ken held the position of Finance Director at Kitbag Ltd, a leading online retailer (2005-2007) and various head financial positions at Orange plc (2000-2005), including Head of Commercial & Financial Support.
David Hopper joined Zycko in April 2014, with 30 years’ experience of international supply chain development and business transformation. David’s expertise in global operations and international programme management has improved business performance and lead high value business & organisational change programmes. David holds an MSP accreditation for business transformation and is currently engaged in an Executive MBA with the Henley Business School.
Rob CullumGroup Marketing Director
Rob joined Zycko in 2005 within the marketing team and became Group Marketing Director in February 2012. Prior to Zycko Rob performed many marketing and design contracts alongside a professional career in motorsport. Rob is CIM qualified.
Piera LocheManaging Director, Zycko Italy SRL
Piera established Zycko Italy in September 2007. Piera has worked for Algol, a primary Italian distributor, and from 1996 to 2007, Piera held various positions with Azlan Italy, latterly as Enterprise Division Director developing and supporting the Networking business into a volume distributor.
Nils HantelmannManaging Director, Zycko Networks GmbH
Nils is a co-founder of Zycko in Germany. Prior to Zycko, Nils co-founded a Cisco Silver Partner which was subsequently acquired by Datatec. He also worked as the Managing Director for RBR and Comstor in Germany. Apart from his management and sales experience he holds several industries certifications such as CCIE and JNCIP.
Vivian BoeManaging Director, Zycko AS
Vivian was appointed Managing Director of Zycko AS in June 2002 to establish the business in the Nordic and Scandinavian regions. Zycko AS has offices in both Norway and Sweden. Formerly, Vivian founded Input AS in 1997 and Input Memory AB in 1998 before selling both companies to iGroup ASA in 1998.
Mateusz OlszewskiRegional Sales Director, Zycko Poland
Mat joined Zycko in 2011 as a Business Development Manager. In 2013 he became the Sales Director and in 2014 Regional Sales Director in a Commercial Proxy role. Prior to joining Zycko, Mat worked within distribution, a key role bing the introduction of Riverbed into the Polish market.
Patrick HeintzmannGeneral Manager, Zycko France SAS
Patrick established Zycko France in September 2006. From 1993 to 2006, Patrick held various positions with Azlan France : Account Manager, Product Manager, Product Director and then Sales Director.
Dirk OlivierNon Executive Director, Zycko Benelux
Dirk Olivier joined Zycko in October 2012. He worked in various executive management roles at companies like IBM, KPN Telecom and TKH Group, merged as CEO two ICT distribution companies into value added distributor Pluz. After that he was interim executive manager and still holds several Non Executive Director roles at innovative technology companies in the Netherlands.
Jim MorrisGroup Business Development Manager
Jim joined Zycko in 2003 and quickly moved into the newly formed storage development team. Jim became a leading senior account manager, and later managed the UK based European sales team. Jim has held a number of business development roles, and his current role is to drive projects across the Zycko Group.
Kerry DayRegional Sales Director, Zycko Poland
Kerry joined Zycko in 2003 within the sales support team. Kerry has progressed within the company to Sales Support Manager, Group Sales Support Manager and most recently in 2013 to Director of Group Business Operations. Kerry is responsible for the implementation of all Group systems process improvements and development.
Simon BuistDirector of Services
Simon joined in 2008 to start up Smartpac Support which in August 2013 was rebranded Zycko Support. Formerly part of the MBO team and Business Development Director of Apex Computers, a leading IBM, Cisco and Microsoft reseller, where he led the professional services division, he has 19 years’ experience in selling, implementing and supporting IT solutions.
Javier LlorenteCountry Manager Iberia
Javier was appointed as Country Manager Iberia for Zycko in June 2012. Prior to joining Zycko Javier was the Iberian Sales Director for Hardware.com, having previously been UK based for the same company targeting multiple European regions. Javier’s previous background is within banking and finance based in Madrid and Brussels.
Rob ClarkGroup Technical Enablement Director
Rob joined Zycko in 2008 to take responsibility for the Hitachi technical team, quickly moving to an overall storage management role. Rob became group technical enablement director in 2013 driving technical solutions across Zycko group. Rob joined Zycko with over 15 years’ industry experience in technical architecture and solution design, as well as having worked in transition and crisis management.