Tom will be responsible for supporting the rapid international growth of Achilles. He will have a particular focus on supporting the existing UK and Ireland customer communities, while developing supply chain management systems for the FMCG and Transport sectors. He will also help realise new business development opportunities across the world.
Tom has 10 years’ experience of delivering high dependency IT service platforms and increasing sales at medium sized and multinational businesses. His previous roles have included Public Sector and Enterprise sales leadership positions at Symantec – the global computer security company. Tom is a former Army Officer with a background in information assurance and a degree in Law from Durham University.
Richard Collins, Director of Global Sales at Achilles, said: “We are delighted to appoint someone of Tom’s calibre to further develop the business in the UK and Ireland – which plays a key part in Achilles’ global growth strategy.”
Tom Grand added: “This is a hugely exciting time to have joined Achilles. The company is entrepreneurial and innovative and its model for managing supply chain risk and enabling fast, strategically compliant procurement is more relevant than ever. I am very excited at the prospect of developing the UK and Ireland business from such a strong foundation.”
Tom lives in Gloucestershire and is married with four children.