Tony Rowe retires from business telephone systems provider company swcomms

Tony Rowe

Tony Rowe OBE - Credit: supplied

Exeter-based swcomms provider of business telephone systems. has announced that current chairman and CEO, Tony Rowe OBE has retired. 
At the same time, Sussex-based communications company Focus Group has made a considerable investment in the company.
Focus Group’s investment will provide valuable resource and opportunity for growth in the future for swcomms. Focus Group will benefit from an extended footprint in the south west.
swcomms will continue to operate under its brand name. The majority of the existing management team and employees will continue to lead and drive the business forward from their head office in Exeter, after signing a long-term lease. They have already started recruiting new staff through its training academy. 
Brian Lodge, managing director, said: “I am very excited about this new partnership. The investment from Focus Group will coincide with some great opportunities in the market created by a shift in the industry towards cloud, connectivity, home working and Openreach’s withdrawal of copper voice and internet services.”

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