Azlan UK - Board of Directors


Rob Tomlin, Azlan Managing Director UK and Ireland

Over the past 15 years Rob has held a number of senior roles in the IT distribution channel, from starting his career at ICL Multivendor Computing as an account manager in 1997. Rob soon progressed to become the IBM Business Manager in 1998, following which he took the same role at Interface Solutions International in the year 2000. He has remained at the company through its transition to Specialist Distribution Group and on to Azlan during which time he took positions of Sales Director and Business Unit Director.

  Andy Dow, HP Enterprise & Group Marketing Director

Andy returned to Tech Data as the Marketing Director in April 2010 having previously enjoyed seven years with the company as a General Manager in Sales, Product Marketing and Marketing. During the 10 year spell away from Tech Data Andy held director roles at Westcoast Distribution and at Dell Computers. Andy also spent 9 years at Hewlett-Packard in the formative days of IT channel business. He brings a deep understanding of the channel and the needs of the reseller community

  Sara Gemmell, Azlan Marketing Director 

  Simon Bennett, Business Unit Director - IBM, Dell, UCNS & EMC

  Phil King, Azlan Technology and Services Director

Phil brings more than 15 years of sales and business development experience in value-added distribution, vendor and reseller businesses to the post. He has worked closely with leading data centre and systems integration vendors such as Cisco, EMC, and VMware and with major VADs and VARs, helping them to formulate and execute their services- and cloud-led business strategies. Before joining Azlan, he took an extended, six-month break, during which he hiked from Mexico to Canada.

  Andrew Brown, Director of Cloud Services, UK & Ireland

Andy joined ISI/SDG in June 2010 following various technical sales roles at reseller and distribution level in the IBM channel.  He joined to head up the IBM technical practice within the IBM Enterprise solution team and held this role for five years when Tech Data acquired SDG.  Most recently Andy has been appointed to work as part of the European Cloud Strategy team and is responsible for the go to market strategy and sales of all cloud services in the UK and Ireland.

  Robin Morris, Commercial Controller Finance - Azlan