Assembled with the mission of building the best software delivery platform on the planet. Our team of leaders each bring their own unique powers to the company to achieve growth with our customers and publishers.
Group Chief Executive Officer
Group Chief Operating Officer
Group Finance Controller
Interim Group Head of Human Capital
Paula is a hands-on, results-orientated People Director with a track record of successfully creating and delivering pragmatic people solutions aligned to business strategies. She has extensive experience gained in fast-paced, multi-site, private, public and family-owned businesses including Boodles, Accenture, Lufthansa and Thames Water. Paula’s commercial yet compassionate approach has enabled her to lead and develop teams to deliver exceptional results and build trusted advisor relationships with business leaders. Paula is a Chartered member of the CIPD and has a BA (Hons) in Business Administration.
Group Legal Counsel
Steven is a qualified lawyer with over 15 years’ experience in a wide range of roles. He began his career as a litigator at international law firm Eversheds Sutherland working in their Manchester, Shanghai and Hong Kong offices. In 2018 he transitioned to an in-house role as the head of the legal and compliance team at telecommunications distributor Nycomm/Nimans. There he played a key role in the company’s sale to the Midwich Group, a UK PLC. Steven joined QBS in May 2022 and is responsible for overseeing all risk, compliance and governance matters across the organisation.
Group Head of Marketing
Caroline is a Chartered Marketer, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Marketors. She has 20 years’ director-level experience, predominantly within the IT sector, and has a passion for marketing, customer centricity and digital innovation. Her areas of specialism include strategy, sales and marketing alignment, omnichannel marketing and embedding customer centricity.
Group Head of IT
Jonathan has over 25 years’ experience in all areas of IT, from ERP Systems, BI, Infrastructure, Strategy and Procurement. Jonathan has a proven track record of implementing complex projects throughout UK and Europe in various industries from E-comm, Distribution and Manufacturing. He is passionate about technology and how that can enhance and simplify how we operate in out day to day.
Managing Director UK&I
Andreea has worked at QBS since 2010 and is experienced across the business, with hands-on expertise in cross-functional team leadership, strategic sourcing, IT procurement, supplier management and business operations. She possesses a track record of achievements and a proven ability to increase productivity while building successful partnerships. Her BSc (Hons) in Mathematics, combined with the MBA in Digital Innovation Management from Brunel Business School, have enabled her to maximize efficiency and generate sustainable growth.
Managing Director Europe
Marcus Denner has been working in various positions in the IT industry since graduating with a degree in business informatics in 2004. He has joined the QBS Software GmbH team 2013, first as Key Account Manager, then from 2016 on as Head of Sales, and since 2022 as Managing Director Europe. Together with the managing directors, Marcus has developed QBS Software GmbH into one of the leading non-standard distributors in Europe.
Group Head of People Operations
Colin has over twenty years’ experience in diverse roles across Business Operations and HR in the Information Technology industry. He works closely with the senior leadership team, providing end to end HR business advice, operational support and dealing with all vendor/customer contractual matters. With an impressive record of achievements, Colin has led HR functions to successfully deliver high quality services, ranging from organisational restructures and TUPE transfers, to the implementation of revised terms and conditions and new pay and grading structures.
Group Sustainability & Diversity Officer
Responsible for both the ESG and DEI programmes in QBS, Therese has a background in corporate identification and communication for a number of public sector and private companies. Therese supports the local community with several pro bono projects and is extremely passionate about sustainability and carbon neutrality. Therese has been the driving force behind QBS becoming independently certified as carbon neutral in 2021 and achieving a high score on the B Corporation impact assessment.