Bolsters executive leadership team to drive market momentum and fuel future growth
Paris, France – 20th September, 2023 – Exclusive Networks, a globally trusted cybersecurity specialist for digital infrastructure, today confirmed the appointment of Paul Eccleston as Senior Vice President EMEA as it continues to drive its growth strategy and momentum across the region. Eccleston is also appointed to Exclusive’s executive committee as part of its global leadership team responsible for driving strategic growth across the Exclusive Networks Group.
Having joined Exclusive last September as Managing Director of its flagship UK&I business, Eccleston assumed interim responsibility for EMEA at the beginning of the year. During the first half of 2023 he oversaw strong performance and sustained growth across the region with year-on-year sales up 19% and profitability up by 27%. As of the end of June EMEA accounted for 78% of Exclusive’s global sales. Eccleston will continue to head up the UK&I business as part of his new SVP EMEA role.
Through his career Eccleston has amassed a wealth of channel knowledge and experience having held executive leadership roles at Computacenter, SCC and TechData. He founded Nuvias in 2015, scaling it to a multi hundred million dollar business across EMEA in just 5 years. He also served as VP International Channels & Alliances at cloud security company Zscaler. In his new role Eccleston will be responsible for delivering on Exclusive’s strategic vision, driving services excellence and delivering sustainable growth.
Commenting on the announcement, Jesper Trolle, CEO of Exclusive Networks said;
“Paul has made a significant contribution to the business since he joined last year and I am delighted he has now taken up the role of SVP EMEA. He’s a highly accomplished and entrepreneurial business leader with a proven track record in growing and scaling channel organisations, especially in the areas of cybersecurity, enterprise software, SaaS and cloud technologies. I’m really looking forward to working with Paul in his new role as we continue to evolve, transform and further scale our business across EMEA.”
Paul Eccleston, SVP EMEA at Exclusive Networks added;
“I’m excited by the opportunities that lie ahead as we continue our growth journey. Cybersecurity continues to be both highly resilient as a sector and hugely relevant to the market as organisations face rising cyber threats, tougher legislation and increased technical complexity. Our mission is to be the best partner we can be, whether upstream to vendors or downstream to channels, we are committed to delivering service excellence, creating value and achieving sustained growth.