OT Group has appointed Stuart Derbyshire as Group Sales Director of OT Group, commencing 4th January 2021. Stuart will be responsible for both the OfficeTeam and OT Wholesale sales divisions as well as customer services and sales support.
Stuart has a wealth of industry experience, starting his sales career in Guilbert, he has spent over 20 years at Office Depot; where he is currently Director of International Business & Head of Partnerships. Stuart has led the formation and delivery of Office Depot's International business programmes, driving strategic growth initiatives including new business development and business solutions areas such as Furniture, Print Management, MPS and Training Services.
Previous roles within Office Depot have also included UK Sales Director, where Stuart was responsible for national sales teams covering enterprise accounts, SME accounts, commercial & public frameworks and inside sales teams.
Stuart said, “I’m very excited to be joining OT Group at this significant time of change for all of us. The market remains tough, with much competition and further changes ahead. I believe OT Group has the desire, the people, tools, and wider opportunity with Paragon Group; and together we will make a change and take market share. I’m looking forward to the challenges ahead, and most importantly looking forward to meeting the team in the New Year.”