Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Incom strengthens board of directors

Incom Business Systems
Tuesday 16 September 14

Award-winning business communications solutions provider, Incom Business Systems, has bolstered its management team with a duo of senior appointments, appointing Ian Hargreaves as Finance Director and Caroline Hamer as Marketing Manager. In what is proving to be a hugely successful year for Incom, the senior appointments coincide with the company’s 25-year anniversary and follow another year of double-digit growth with the Manchester-based company forecast to achieve £…

Award-winning business communications solutions provider, Incom Business Systems, has bolstered its management team with a duo of senior appointments, appointing Ian Hargreaves as Finance Director and Caroline Hamer as Marketing Manager. In what is proving to be a hugely successful year for Incom, the senior appointments coincide with the company’s 25-year anniversary and follow another year of double-digit growth with the Manchester-based company forecast to achieve £6 million revenue.

As part of the company’s wider recruitment drive, Chartered Accountant Ian Hargreaves joins Incom’s Board of Directors from CLB Coopers, bringing extensive accountancy credentials gained from advising SMEs and owner-managed businesses on corporate acquisitions, disposals and management buy-ins and buy-outs. Caroline Hamer has over 20 years’ senior marketing experience in the IT and professional services sector, previously working with major companies including Texas Instruments, Olivetti and Harris Interactive.

The unified communications (UC) market is set to hit £37 billion by 2018 and is growing at an annual growth rate of over 15 percent. Incom Business Systems is a Champion Partner for ShoreTel’s UC platform, as well as offering advanced telephony solutions from Mitel and Panasonic among others.

Hargreaves comments, “Undoubtedly, the UC market is an exciting growth phase and Incom Business Systems has a proven reputation in this field, with numerous clients already reaping the benefits of our UC expertise. As we celebrate our 25-year anniversary, we do not intend to rest on our laurels. In fact, our long-term plan is to realise this opportunity and position ourselves as the leading UC provider in the market. With a clear strategy for growth and an experienced management team set to deliver that plan, it is a very exciting time to be joining Incom Business Systems as Finance Director.”

Managing Director, David Hughes, comments, “Incom is focused on delivering advanced business communications solutions that truly enhance the way that our clients can communicate, collaborate and innovate. Our reputation is firmly rooted in our ability to design bespoke UC solutions which deliver a low total cost of ownership, simplicity of use, reduced operational costs and exceptional reliability. As a result, we’ve seen incredible success in recent years and we’re confident that we’ll achieve similar growth in the next few years, too.”

Hughes, concludes, “Ian brings in-depth financial expertise and Caroline has an extensive track record in new client acquisition marketing, which we will leverage to better respond to the increasing market demand for UC solutions. As we begin to celebrate 25 years of business success and our year-on-year growth, Incom is in an enviable position to implement its exciting strategy of growth and cement its position as the UK’s leading UC solutions provider.”

Incom Business Systems designs award-winning business communications solutions that enable people to collaborate and work more effectively, while reducing operational costs and capital expenditure. Our expertise in voice and data convergence and contact centre technologies enables us to address the evolving requirements of SMEs, enterprises, Not for Profit and government organisations. Since 1989, Incom has been the trusted partner for thousands of satisfied clients across the UK including Audi, The Range superstores, The Salvation Army and Horizon Nuclear Power.


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