Chris Parkes, ex-Microsoft Channel Sales and Partner Manager, has joined us at 848 as Business Development Director.

We are very excited to be working with Chris, a highly experienced and renowned Microsoft Expert, with over 15 years at the software giant.

His specialist knowledge of Dynamics 365 lends well to our own expertise with the app and supports our current development with Business Central ERP.

Chris will be focusing on:

  • Grow the Microsoft Practice through discovering and prioritising strategic business partnerships
  • Build key value propositions with long term infrastructure partners ensuring high value engagement
  • To enable Business Changing IT experiences for clients and partners alike

Getting straight into the role, Chris is already working on the creation of a joint microsoft proposition with a leading uk apple reseller to ensure office 365 is the primary service end point for all devices.

He is working in conjunction with our marketing department to expand the business application division and the associated portfolio of offerings beyond CRM into business central ERP.

Chris said, “It is an exciting time to join 848 due to the size of the opportunity and the investment they are making into the growth of the business. 848 have a wealth of experienced, skilled and knowledgeable engineers and consultants in the business and they are a leading provider of professional services.”

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