Claire assumed the role of Senior Vice President and General Manager for the Commercial Business in the UK and Ireland for Dell EMC in February 2017 and is responsible for business and strategy, leading a team of sales, solutions and services professionals serving customers across the UK and Ireland.
Previously, Claire was Senior Vice President of Dell EMC’s EMEA Compute & Networking Group, having previously been Director and General Manager of Dell’s UK Public Sector & Large Enterprises Business between 2011 and 2013, and before then, Dell’s multi-national business group in Northern Europe between 2002 and 2008.
A serving board member of Dell Corporation Limited, Claire supports Dell’s Diversity Agenda across the UK business by executive support for the LGBT group and also co-ordinates Dell’s charitable giving agenda for the UK.
Prior to re-joining Dell in April, 2011, Claire was the Global Client Director for BT Group at Microsoft Corp, responsible for Microsoft’s overall business relationship with BT globally, spanning go to market partnerships to consumers around TV, Music and Gaming, and provision of both on premise IT solutions and cloud services to both Government, Enterprises and small and medium businesses.
In her earlier career, Claire also held management roles in the Public Sector and Commercial businesses for Compaq, and held several sales, marketing and IT positions at Mars Group and ICI Plc.
Claire is married with three children, has a BSc in Mathematics and Sports Sciences and an MSc in Computer Sciences, both from Loughborough University of Technology. Claire played both National League hockey and International Rugby before having children and retains an active interest in all competitive sports.