POLAR appoints Duncan Peberdy

POLAR, established supplier of key industry brands to the installation, MI and professional audio markets, has announced the expansion of its team with the appointment of Duncan Peberdy to the post of Business Development Manager, Integrated Solutions. Peberdy has wide-ranging experience of both the IT and AV worlds acquired through a variety of roles with resellers, distributors and manufacturers.

His recent roles include Senior Lead for Digital Learning at Jisc and Territory Manager for Europe at T1V, both of which have seen him deliver groundbreaking work in the area of digital transformation.

Duncan’s flair for innovation has been at the forefront of helping organisations in the corporate and education sectors embrace new ways of working and learning. He is the author of a number of books on the subject of digital technology. During his time with T1V, Duncan forged a close relationship with POLAR, the exclusive UK  distributor for ThinkHub and T1V Story, so his introduction to the company’s Integrated Solutions division will bring great benefits according to Head of Integrated Solutions, Will Turney: “We’re very pleased to welcome Duncan to the team. His experience, expertise and personality will strengthen us in many areas. His in-depth understanding of the changing face of Pro AV is exactly what we need during this period where our brand portfolio is expanding to include new and exciting UC solutions.” Managing Director, John Midgley added: “Duncan’s understanding of digital technology and its application in work and education settings is second to none.

“As companies and campuses embrace digital transformations to remain relevant to their customers, students and colleagues, our portfolio can supply all their needs.

“Duncan’s experience and expertise will help our customers craft solutions that are tailored to meet the precise needs of end users across a broad spectrum of applications. His passion for sharing knowledge shines through in all of his work, and we’re delighted that he has joined the POLAR team.” Duncan Peberdy is looking forward to his new role: “Joining the POLAR Integrated Solutions division feels like an entirely natural next step for me.

“POLAR’s extensive portfolio can support the widest possible range of applications, so I’m looking forward to taking on every conceivable type of challenge to help our customers deliver the benefits that advances in digital technology can bring.”