Founder and Managing Director
Kevin Penman is the Managing Director of VS Group Holdings and has more than a decade of experience in the fast-paced technology sector.
Keen to continue the legacy of his late mother, who spent her life working and supporting young people with difficulties, and touched by the work of a number of charities through his own personal life, Kevin had a desire to support the organisations whose work he had witnessed first-hand. This was his inspiration for building a business that was positioned to assist voluntary and charitable bodies gain access to leading edge technology, while balancing crucial fund-raising and support work, helping them meet with their individual objectives.
Today, VS Group works with more than 100 organisations, primarily in the charitable and voluntary sector, with a team of ten operating from the Manchester base and serving locations across the UK.
Director of UK Business
With almost two decades spent in the B2B technology and telecoms market, and having worked across a range of progressive industries, Jason has a strong track record of taking leading edge tech products to the business community.
With a strong focus on client relations, he work closely with VS Group customers to help understand their individual challenges, and help create solutions that are tailored towards their individual needs.
With expertise in helping charitable and Legal organisations, He is adept in working with VS Group’s customers, helping them to benefit from new technologies while refocusing their cash-flow towards their bottom line and the services they deliver.
He is a proud father of one and spends much of his time with his Fiance and beautiful baby boy in Lancashire.
Accounts and Office Manager
Paula oversees the VS Group Head Office in Manchester. She has over 15 years of experience within the Telecoms industry and has previously worked for Yes Telecom/Vodafone. She has brought her extensive specialist knowledge and experience in managing and leading large teams to efficiency.
Paula has recently discovered Pilates and in her spare time, she enjoys socializing with friends and going to the gym.
Our Head of Sales, John Frost, has over 11 years of experience within the Telecoms and Sales Industries, having previously worked for Daisy. He has brought his wealth of expertise to VS Group and heads up our Sales Team.
Outside of his work at VS Group, John is a family man with a wife and 3 kids, not to mention a passion for scootering.
Field Sales Executive
Mark has over 12 years of experience within the Telecoms industry, which has helped him to cultivate a wealth of specialist knowledge. He has previously worked at Eurotel and Daisy and is expert in bestpoke network services, connectivity, mobiles and hosted solutions.
Outside of work, Mark is a family man and enjoys spending time with his wife and kids. Interestingly, it is also a black belt at Taekwondo!
Ellis has over 6 years of experience within the Telecoms Industry. He is well familiarised with the latest emerging technologies and is expert in providing the best tailored solutions to the Voluntary and Non Profit organisations that we work with.
In his spare time, Ellis is a big fan of road biking and 76 miles is is record ride to date.
THE TECHNICAL TEAM
Head of Technical Engineering
Platinum accredited Jim has more than 36 years’ experience in the fast moving telecoms and technology sector, working with the leading hardware vendors and expert in more than 20 different type of telephone systems.
From installing a telephone system at Royal household Clarence House, through to a complex hotel system on the Penguin-inhabited island of Tresco in the Scilly Isles, passable via Chinook Helicopter and golf buggy, his experience is expansive.
Daniel is one of our Samsung Telecoms Engineers whose professionalism and eagerness to please is reflected in the way he is always willing to go that extra mile for both customers and colleagues alike.
His attention to detail is one of his outstanding traits, and lends itself to help holding our position in the Telecoms Industry as one of the foremost quality installers in the UK.
Billing and Provisioning Manager
Alex assists with VS Group’s Customer Service operations. She has worked in the Customer Service industry since the age of 16, for some of the UK’s best known companies.
She is happily married and is the proud mother of her young daughter, Eleanor. In her spare time she enjoys walking her dog and cycling.
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