Annodata, one of Europe’s largest independent vendors of tailored business communications solutions, is pleased to announce that Martin St Quinton has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman. Martin replaces David Fielden, who has served in this role for the last 13 years and remains as a Non-Executive Director.
Martin started his career in 1980 founding The Saint Group, a private office equipment company which was sold to Danka plc. in 1993. Until 1999 he was CEO of Danka’s International Operations and during this six-year period he acquired over 50 companies in 30 different countries. Danka grew to be the world’s second largest photocopier company with sales in excess of £1bn.
In 2000, Martin founded Azzurri Communications; a UK based Voice & Data Integrator, which grew to 700 staff and £150m turnover in 6 years. In recognition of his achievements at Azzurri, Martin was named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2003. In 2006 Azzurri was sold for £180m to The Prudential Group.
Managing Directors of Annodata, Andrew and Tim Harman, who founded the company 25 years ago stated, “We are delighted that Martin joins us as our new Non-Executive Chairman, he brings with him a wealth of experience in acquisition strategy and business planning.
Martin will play a key role in the growth of our company as well as assisting in unifying our telecommunications division with the rest of our core business functions”.
Martin St. Quinton commented, “I am very pleased to be joining Annodata at this exciting time and I look forward to the next stage of their journey and securing the company’s target in becoming a £100 million turnover business”.
It is a testament to the strong business performance of Annodata that the company continues to buck the trend of its competitors and attracts significant investment. This latest appointment sends a strong commitment to the marketplace.
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Established in 1988, Annodata provides one of the broadest solution portfolios for print, unified communications and infrastructure services. Annodata takes a consultative approach to all client engagements ensuring the best possible solution fit, driving rapid ROI and process improvements.
Growth continues year-on-year with a total of 13 regional offices countrywide, recognition as an O2 Centre of Excellence, over 6400 client partnerships all serviced by a team of over 400 highly skilled sales, service and support specialists.