Takeover sees staff ex­pan­sion

The Wokingham Paper - - BUSINESS -

A COM­PANY with a UK base off Molly Mil­lars Lane has taken on ex­tra staff to main­tain its ex­pan­sion.

Xeretec, which ac­quired the Land­scape Group ear­lier in the sum­mer, has in­creased its head­count by 39, bring­ing its to­tal num­ber of staff to 263.

The com­pany said that its team ex­pan­sion comes at the same time it has been the sub­ject of a Ven­dor

Pro­file anal­y­sis pub­lished by In­ter­na­tional Data Cor­po­ra­tion (IDC). En­ti­tled Xeretec Builds on Land­scape Group Takeover to Fur­ther De­velop as Ven­dorSpe­cial­ist Tier 1 Player, it re­flects on Xeretec’s ac­qui­si­tion of Land­scape Group, which sig­ni­fied a move towards a strat­egy that sees the com­pany fo­cus on Xerox and HP.

Ten new sales staff will pro­mote Xeretec’s dig­i­tal print hard­ware, soft­ware and so­lu­tions of­fer­ings. A fur­ther 11 non-sales roles in Xeretec have been filled across an­a­lyt­ics, helpdesk agents, site sup­port and IT de­part­ments. Mean­while, Land­scape has added 10 ad­di­tional mem­bers to its sales team and cre­ated a new Te­le­sales-spe­cific team, com­pris­ing eight new hires.

Steve Hawkins, Xeretec’s Chief Ex­ec­u­tive, said: “Grow­ing the team was one of the most ex­cit­ing as­pects of the Land­scape ac­qui­si­tion. I’m very pleased to see how quickly we’ve been able to scale the or­gan­i­sa­tion and the team to match the in­creased amount of in­ter­est we’re now see­ing from new and ex­ist­ing cus­tomers.”

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