Richard Ferguson has joined the distributor as Head of Commercial for Exertis Mobile. In this role he will be responsible for driving engagement and growing the business with the mobile division’s range of device and accessories vendors across the consumer and business to business areas, reporting to Consumer Commercial Director Liam La Cumbre.
Ferguson joins from Brightstar where he spent three years, latterly as vice president OEM EMEA, responsible for setting supplier strategy, owning vendor relationships and driving the mobile budget across nine countries. Prior to that, he spent eight years with Vodafone as their commercial director defining and implementing the company’s global supplier strategy and conducting procurement for all terminal equipment including handsets and tablets. He has also worked for T-Mobile and BT in senior management roles.