Consenna, the leading digital services agency that works with global technology brands to drive sales through their channel partners, has announced the appointment of Derek Rose as Managing Director as the Scottish-headquartered business accelerates its growth plans.
Derek is a respected technology business leader and brings extensive leadership experience gained at V-Group, a global leader in ship management and marine services, and also at Police Scotland, Arnold Clark and Barclays Bank. Derek has worked across the private and public sectors and in recent years has successfully delivered major digital transformation programmes.
Outside of business, Derek was an international football assistant referee, where he was involved in officiating matches at the highest level in Scotland, European competitions such as the Champions League, European Championships and the World Cup.
Consenna has a reputation for providing unique end-to-end solutions, encapsulating digital marketing, sales enablement, promotions, events and rewards for a client list that includes global tech leaders such as Dell, HP, Intel, Lenovo and Microsoft.
Derek said: “I’ve been aware of Consenna’s great success in designing and delivering solutions to meet the complex requirements of the largest IT vendors. It is a privilege and honour to be appointed Managing Director and I am very much looking forward to my new role. The company has begun 2024 with energy and confidence, under the dynamic leadership of its board and talented, hard-working team.
“As a long-time client of some of the world’s top technology firms and their reseller channels, I know that there is a fantastic and hugely exciting opportunity for Consenna to build on its existing partnerships and establish new ones. I am thrilled to be joining such a dynamic, professional, passionate and like-minded group of people.”
Chairman Douglas Jeffrey said: “It is a pleasure to welcome Derek to Consenna. He has a distinguished career in the technology sector and his extensive experience will provide invaluable insights as he look to develop further our programs and tools, in particular our soon-to-be-released AI offering.
“Derek’s appointment will further strengthen our Board and we look forward to working with him to continue delivering on our vision for the future.”