UK–Bryce Jewell has been appointed as Managing Director UK effective Dec. 15, as announced by Martin Tremblay, president and CEO of Group Solotech. Jewell will be responsible for driving the overall business strategy for Solotech in the United Kingdom, both for the Live Productions and the Sales and Systems Integration Divisions.
“This appointment is the symbol of a new major milestone for Solotech’s expansion in the UK and Europe, and a true testimonial of our intention to continue investing in our people, our technology, our operational structure and our brand,” says Tremblay. “We are in it for the long run, and are definitely looking to build a strong, UK-based operation with–in addition to the audio heritage from SSE Audio, Wigwam Acoustics, Capital Sound and BCS Audio–other key services and technology that set Solotech apart and make it absolutely unique on the global market.”
Jewell is a seasoned business leader with more than 20 years of experience within the technology sector spanning the UK, US, Norway, and Australia. Previously, Jewell successfully led the turnaround of the UK and US Enterprise businesses as managing director at Global Cloud Xchange, which operates one of the world’s largest privately-owned subsea cable systems. Prior to that, he served as director, sales Europe at Pacnet, where he achieved President’s Club honors in his first year and continued to excel for four consecutive years. His broad experience in engineering, sourcing, product, sales, and management has set him apart in being able to articulate business strategies into concrete action plans that lead to revenue growth and client success and retention, the company says.
“We are absolutely thrilled and proud to welcome Bryce as part of our Leadership Team,” Tremblay says. “His knowledge of business management and technology background will be a major game changer for the diversification of our business activities in the UK and in all of Europe for the years to come.”