Rik Hubbard has joined Exertis as Commercial and Services Director for its mobile division, reporting to Exertis Mobile Director Simon Woodman. Hubbard will be working with the sales and purchasing teams to maximise performance of the division’s market leading vendors across the consumer and business to business areas. In addition, his remit will include building on the opportunity to launch a range of device focused services from trade-in, repair and refurbishment to finance and service contracts, following the recent announcement of the acquisition of the MTR Group.
Hubbard joins from Samsung where he was Head of Commercial Finance and Financial Services for five years, setting up the launch of the S7 Upgrade programme which was the UK’s first manufacturer backed handset upgrade scheme. Prior to that he spent a similar period at Three in a variety of commercial roles.
Exertis recently announced its acquisition of the MTR Group, a leading mobile refurbishment and reverse logistics provider, based in Harlow.