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Node4 Appoints Iain Shearman as Chief Commercial Officer and Board Member to Drive Growth Across its Business Portfolio

He joins the company to lead our commercial strategy, delivering a unified go-to-market strategy for the Node4 group.

DERBY – Thursday 5th January, 2023 – Node4, cloud-led digital transformation Managed Services Provider (MSP), has today announced the appointment of Iain Shearman as Chief Commercial Officer.

He joins Node4 to lead the company’s commercial strategy, delivering a unified go-to-market strategy for the Node4 group. 

Iain will also join the Node4 Board, with responsibility for identifying additional routes to market and enhancing the company’s proposition to maximise growth opportunities presented by its acquisition strategy.  

Iain brings over 20 years’ experience leading business units, business development and sales initiatives in communications and cloud services organisations both in the UK and international markets. This includes a wealth of experience working with customers in channel, public sector and enterprise markets. Iain has also held senior commercial, product management and operational roles in both PLC and PE-backed businesses.

His recent experience includes working as Managing Director for Nasstar, where he was responsible for its Communication Services business unit, overseeing the integration of all go-to-market activities. Previously, he spent over two decades with KCOM, most recently as Managing Director for Business, where he was the lead on creating a single national B2B business unit and for re-vitalising performance, developing its position in new markets and evolving the market offer. 

“Joining Node4 is a great opportunity for me to pursue my longstanding interest in how organisations can apply technology to support their ambition and competitiveness,” explained Shearman. “I have long admired Node4’s approach to delivering market-leading, transformative technology solutions and they were a customer of mine for many years. I am looking forward to working with the team from the other side of the fence.” 

“Iain is widely respected across the industry as a technology and business leader, delivering strong results for organisations across the channel, public and private sectors,” commented Paul Bryce, Managing Director at Node4. “We look forward to drawing on his experience to help nurture the business during its next stage of growth and development.”

About Node4 

Node4 provides advanced, cloud-led digital transformation solutions that empower UK businesses to deliver change that matters. 

Delivering end-to-end hybrid solutions, Node4 draws upon its broad portfolio of managed public and private cloud, security and collaboration services, as well as cloud enablers including colocation and connectivity. Modular solutions, along with transformation services, are designed to support businesses at any point in their cloud journeys. 

Committed to exceeding customer aspirations, Node4’s teams combine technical expertise, innovation, and Exceptional Service as a Standard to meet businesses’ needs in any sector. 

Thanks to Node4’s fully owned infrastructure, best-in-class integrated tooling, and strategic relationships with market-leading vendors, clients can expect access to a full range of sophisticated, scalable solutions. 

Node4 has nationwide capabilities, with its own data centres in Derby, Leeds and Northampton, and points of presence in London and Manchester. 

Key to Node4’s success is its friendly, supportive culture, with Great Place to Work® ranking it as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces™ for three years running (2020, 2021 and 2022). For more information, please visit Node4