Wholesale is to come under the
control of the management team of Murphx, which Daisy acquired earlier this
The major restructure sees Daisy Wholesale MD Rob Sims replaced by former Murphx commercial director Carl Churchill and the former Murphx board members Richard Jay, Nicki Jay and
Ben Murphy heading up Daisy Wholesale’s management team.
Daisy Group said Sims will leave the company in November 'to pursue other opportunities.'
The move comes after the rapid growth of Daisy Wholesale, following an acquisitive 12 month
period which has seen Your Network Solutions (YNS), Cole Robert Co. (CRC) and more
recently Murphx joining the wholesale division.
statement, the company said: ‘Now, following a period of integration, Daisy
Wholesale is taking its full suite of unified communications to the reseller
community under the guidance of new managing director Carl Churchill and the Murphx board, Richard Jay, Nicki Jay and Ben Murphy.
‘Carl, the former
Commercial Director of Murphx - the latest business to be fully integrated into
Daisy Wholesale - alongside the other members of the former Murphx management
team, has been tasked with leading the 100% reseller focused business.’
management team will provide channel support to Daisy Wholesale’s 850 partners.
CEO Matthew Riley said Daisy Wholesale is in a prime position to offer resellers
a fully unified proposition with a support network that will help businesses
want to help build and grow resellers’ businesses through innovation and
He added: ‘With
the drive and enthusiasm of the Murphx team, these are exciting times for Daisy
Wholesale and our resellers. With the knowledge and experience of the people
who have joined us through our acquisitions, resellers will benefit from a fully
unified product offering combined with greater help and support.'
Churchill said: ‘As resellers demand more from communications providers, we
have created a business that occupies a strong position in the channel.
Combining the prominent strengths of Daisy, Murphx and the acquired businesses,
we have a firm focus on delivering innovative services that are supported by a
highly skilled and customer focused team.
'If you are
a reseller we can offer you pre-sales support, the delivery of leading voice
and data solutions, lines, calls, broadband solutions, hosting, mobile and
have the capability to provide branded billing as well as leveraging the
Group’s own engineering team, Servassure. This is an extensive portfolio for
new and existing partners and really sets us apart from the competition.’
will head up over 100 staff in the Wholesale team. The Group said there are
plans to further expand the division.