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Published on December 7th, 2018 | by The GC Team

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Midwich appoints Divisional Directors

Midwich, the, specialist trade distributor to the audio visual (AV) and document solutions market with operations in Europe and Australasia, has announced the promotion of both Lee Harris and Ross Floyd to Divisional Director, following the planned retirement of long serving Commercial Director Lee Baker.

Lee Harris will become Divisional Director focusing on AV (Midwich Ltd) and Ross Floyd will assume a wider role as Divisional Director covering AV, Document Solutions and further technologies.

Lee Baker will be passing over his responsibilities to Lee Harris and Ross Floyd in January following an extensive handover period.

Lee Baker has been with Midwich since 2002 in a key role working within the UK management team, and was instrumental in the development of the AV business. He will be retiring at the end of December to pursue other activities outside of the Group. He commented: “I’ve had a fantastic time at Midwich and met so many brilliant people. I’m proud of how Midwich has grown from a small Diss-based business to a global player. It’s been an amazing journey and I’ve seen some amazing things.”

Mark Lowe, Midwich Managing Director, added: “I am sad to see Lee leave, having worked together as friends and colleagues for many years. Lee’s legacy will live on in our business in the way that we work with our vendors and he will leave a lasting impression. We say goodbye to Lee, but at the same time, we are excited about the succession plan that has afforded Lee Harris and Ross Floyd a well-deserved promotion.”

Ross Floyd and Lee Harris said: “We are both excited by the opportunities our new roles present us. We look forward to continuing Lee Baker’s great work in building rapport with our vendor and reseller partners during his time at Midwich.

“Our long-standing relationships set us apart from the competition and we’re excited to continue growing these and contributing towards Midwich’s future growth.”

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