Executive Team

Our executive team members have an in-depth knowledge and unique understanding of the fast-paced technology sector and a proven track record of delivering impressive results.

Tim Griffin

Tim Griffin - Exertis

Tim Griffin is the Managing Director of DCC Technology and the Exertis Group.

Prior to joining DCC plc in 2018, Tim worked with Dell EMC for 14 years in a variety of senior.

International and global roles, most recently as the CEO & General Manager of their UK business. Tim is also a Non-Executive Director for the Welsh Rugby Union.

Gerry O'Keeffe

Gerry O'Keeffe - Exertis

Gerry O'Keeffe is the Managing Director of Exertis International. Gerry has worked with Exertis since 2008 and previous to his current role was the Managing Director of Exertis UK & Ireland.

Prior to joining the business, Gerry worked with the Caudwell Group in a variety of senior roles. He has also previously worked with CSR, a major Australian PLC, operating throughout Asia in various commercial roles. Gerry is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.

Fiona Graham

Fiona Graham - Exertis

Fiona Graham is Chief Marketing Officer for Exertis International.

Prior to joining Exertis in 2014, Fiona held a number of senior sales and marketing roles in technology distribution and with manufacturers, most recently at Microsoft.

Neal Johnston

Neal Johnston - Exertis

Neal is the Managing Director of Global Operations, having joined the Group in 2015.

Neal has spent his entire career in supply chain, holding senior operating roles including SVP Supply Chain for a global consumer products company as well as CEO of a Western European distributor.

Prior to this, Neal also spent over ten years in strategy consulting. Neal is a graduate of the University of Central England with post graduate studies at Harvard University.

Mark Kahr

Mark Kahr - Exertis

Over the last 30 years, Mark has built up a substantial knowledge of both the Technology and Distribution landscape in the UK.

Mark has held several roles from Purchasing Director, Marketing Director, Commercial Director and Exertis Global Procurement Director which is the role that drives Mark today.

Mark has developed an in-depth knowledge of nearly all the mature and emerging markets in the IT, Consumer, Mobile and Networking arenas as well as a worldwide network of influencers in these industries.

Stephen Casey

Stephen Casey - Exertis

Stephen Casey is the Finance and Development Director of DCC Technology and Group Finance and Development Director of Exertis.

Stephen joined DCC plc in 2010, initially working in corporate finance, then taking up a dual role as Finance and Development Director of DCC Food and Beverage and Investor Relations Manager for DCC plc. Stephen qualified as a chartered accountant at KPMG.

Paul Bryan

Paul Bryan - Exertis

Paul Bryan is Exertis' UK & I Managing Director. With over two decades experience at the company, he has been instrumental in aligning the business with emerging technology and business trends.

In his former role as Sales and Commercial Director, he oversaw Exertis' strategic sales channels, customers and vendor partner relationships.

Alan Lynch

Alan Lynch - Exertis

Alan joined Exertis in 2004 as Logistics Director for Gem Distribution Limited and our 3PL business Gem Logistics.

Alan has subsequently led the integration of a number of acquisitions and was responsible for a £50M project incorporating the design and build of a 535,000 sq.ft HQ and distribution centre.

He now has a global logistics role for Exertis. Prior to joining the company, Alan worked in various supply chain roles including retail, e-commerce, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, in-house and 3PL operations.

Jason Chibnall

Jason Chibnall - Exertis

Jason Chibnall joined Exertis in 2005 as IT Director and has been responsible for providing IT solutions that are admired by customers, envied by competitors and play to the strengths of the staff and business.

In 2018, he took on the role as Global IT Director for the Exertis Group.

Previous to Exertis, Jason has held IT Director positions for over 10 years at blue chip companies such as Phones 4 U and Blockbuster entertainment.

Rod McCarthy

Rod McCarthy - Exertis

Rod McCarthy is the Managing Director Exertis Ireland & UK/I Services, leading the distribution business in addition to developing and expanding our white label services offerings for the vendor / reseller channels.

He brings 30 years of experience from a range of senior executive positions including MD and COO roles within the IT distribution, e-commerce sales and managed services sectors.

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