We’re ready for the next level of communication.
We believe work is more engaging and productive with modern, visual communications and collaboration technology. To enable your worldwide teams to share their ideas and expertise, AVI-SPL designs, integrates, and manages the AV and UC solutions that connect them. We provide companies the tools they require, based on proven IT standards that optimize the user experience and are easy to scale as your business grows.
For organisations like yours, we help create meaningful experiences for employees with environments that encourage engagement and maximise team potential.
Experience that makes it easy for people to be engaged, and to do what they do best. As your strategic partner, we’re there for you at every step of your project and beyond — from understanding your challenges to designing the solutions and service programs that impact your business and improve your outcomes.
AVI-SPL is the only service provider with true global reach, proven standards, and local support to ensure your AV, UC and meeting solutions are enabling your teams and improving your business. AVI-SPL’s global reach continues to expand as we add more locations and establish partnerships that empower us to oversee projects anywhere in the world. Our enterprise clients receive standardized solutions at every location, which provides for a consistent user experience and sets a template for future expansion.
Our experience fuels your success
MAY WE INTRODUCE?
OUR LEADERSHIP HAS OVER 110 YEARS COMBINED EXPERIENCE IN THE AUDIO VISUAL INDUSTRY AND A PASSION FOR THE BUSINESS.
- John ZettelChief Executive Officer
John Zettel leads AVI-SPL by setting goals, shaping and sharing company values, and helping plan the corporate strategy. His direction and focus drives the company vision of providing the industry’s best AV and collaboration solutions and services. He works closely with the executive leadership to develop goals, plans, and policies.
- James ShanksManaging Director, EMEA
James joined AVI-SPL in September 2012 with over 20 years of experience in Senior leadership positions in leading AV integration businesses. He has led AVI-SPL’s expansion as the leading systems integrator in Europe. James also leads from the front line with a culture of putting the client first. He helps make AVI-SPL the best place to work in the AV industry.
- Will HeganVP Sales and Marketing, EMEA
Will joined AVI-SPL in December 2012 with over 10 years of experience in Commercial and Consulting roles within the AV Industry. Will has built the best AV / UC Sales and Marketing team in the European industry. Will helped AVI-SPL to become the dominant force in Global AV.
- Danny RogersVP, Global Channels
Danny joined AVI-SPL in early 2013 and has been a valuable part of the Global Sales and Marketing team. He helped to build strong relations with the European Video vendors. Danny established sales channels with some of the world’s largest IT vendors. More recently, Danny has been responsible for working with our global IT and corporate real estate partners, providing our many capabilities under their brand to enhance the offering to their clients.
- Robert LearmouthVice President, Services, EMEA & APAC
Rob has been working in the Services sector of the AV industry for over 20 years. Rob started out as an AV technician in a corporate bank in London working as part of the onsite team delivering services to the client and worked through various roles into management.
Rob is responsible for our Services Business in EMEA & APAC. He works closely as part of the Global Service Management team to ensure consistency and continuous improvement of our services across the Globe.Rob manages both, the commercially strategic approach of the business and the Operational delivery, working with his teams to provide Onsite staffing, Break Fix Maintenance, Remote Monitoring & Management Services, Video Managed Services and End user training across our region.
- John LockwoodTechnical Director
John joined AVI-SPL in December 2012 as Senior System Designer (Head of Engineering) and brings a technical excellence that is second to none. He has successfully engineered many systems during his career spanning more than 16 years, as a solutions architect. John ensures he stays on the pulse with regards to the latest technologies in turn providing our clients with up-to-date systems. John directs his team to ensure the highest level of quality is maintained and delivered. He touches all aspects of the business from initial client contract through to customer handover.
- Mark SutcliffeOperations Director
Mark joined AVI-SPL in December 2012 and brings a wealth of knowledge & experience having delivered many successful projects throughout Europe and Asia during his career spanning over 15 years. Mark can guide project resources through to success having the technical knowledge to assist the team. He has an eye for detail & has high expectations with regards to quality. His ethos is “on time, on budget and to exceed client expectation”.
- Nick ReeveDirector, Accounting
Nick is a qualified accountant who joined the AVI-SPL team in 2016 having spent over 20 in practice dealing with audit, advisory and tax matters for a wide variety of SME clients. Nick is responsible for the Finance teams reporting on the UK, Germany and Switzerland offices.