Publishing Date: Feb 21, 2019

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PRESS RELEASE:  Cannon Technologies (Cannon) has today announced the promotion of Glenn Conlon to the position of Technical Sales Director.  Gary Gethin joins the team too as Business Development Manager.


With an in-depth knowledge of engineering, as well as successfully studying for a BEng (Hons) qualification in the 1990s and just recently, a BA (Hons) in Business Studies, Glenn's initial focus will be working with channel partner companies to push their – and Cannon's – business forward, as well as ensuring that clients receive the best possible pre- and post-sales support.

Based out of the UK, Glenn will be responsible for moving the business forward across Cannon's growing National operation – as well as working with colleagues on global projects.

Having joined Cannon in September 2013, Glenn has been at the forefront of Cannon Technologies’ growth into the Rail, Utility and Broadcast sectors.

Glenn commented,” I am hugely excited about taking on this new and challenging role with Cannon”. “I hope that, I can help contribute to the company’s continued success and focus on IoT & Edge solutions through our Modular DC products along with indoor & outdoor environments and leadership in changing the world.”  During his time with Cannon, he has been impressed with the company’s long-term vision for growth within the Data Centre Market – as well as the incredible wealth of talent, technology and resources the company has available to ensure its success.

Gary Gethin's new BDM role will be to support Cannon’s growth in the Data Centre & Transportation markets, his focus is towards Key Account, New Business and Channel Partners Development. Gary has a technical engineering background which helps him to quickly understand the customer pains and then find a solution using Cannon's engineering experience, breadth of product and market knowledge.

Gary comments, “Really pleased to have joined Cannon Technologies and to be surrounded by collaborative, friendly, passionate and talented colleagues, I am looking forward to work alongside the team. This is an exciting time of growth and change for Cannon Technologies and I’m looking forward to the future.

“I have 22 years of experience within the world of IT and have been fortunate to travel throughout Europe, where I have been involved in numerous vertical sector projects especially within the Data Centre arena”.

Gary – whose personal interests include the gym and sports, a passionate Chelsea supporter (only when they win) and enjoy watching Boxing and Rugby.

Matt Goulding, Cannon Technologies' Managing Director commented, “These are very exciting times at Cannon, I am delighted with the promotion of Glenn to Technical Sales Director, he has in his five years at Cannon, year on year met sales targets and expanded our products into new markets. With the progress of IOT and Edge computing, I am excited about our new product releases coming soon, which will enhance our offerings in this sector and the additional sales opportunities it will provide to Glenn and his extended Sales team which now includes Gary Gethin who joins us with a wealth of knowledge and experience.”

About Cannon Technologies:

Established over 40 years ago, Cannon Technologies specialise in the design, manufacture and delivery of Micro to Multi Megawatt Data Centres for Core to Edge facilities around the world.

Cannon is viewed by its peers as a global leader and is a multiple award winner with successful projects, delivered to; Financial, Data Centre, Transportation, Industrial, Government and Military sectors.

Today, Cannon Technologies is a world leader and known for its’ high level of investment in R&D product development.

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