Our people

Meet the people behind Exsel Group. We’ve got a top-notch team!

Tom McDonaldTom McDonald

Our Managing Director​

Having spent 15 years in the UK IT & Telecom sector Tom is a technology-focused business leader whose commitment is to achieve his vision of establishing Exsel Group as a recognised, successful global brand.

In terms of achievements during his time at Exsel Group, Tom was instrumental in the business winning ‘Reseller of the Year’ for Communications Dealer, with Exsel also having been nominated for Communications Dealer and Communications National awards. Exsel Group has also come runner-up at Scottish Business Awards, and are anticipated to receive accolades at the UK Business Awards.


Craig ArmstrongCraig Armstrong

Our Print Management Services Director​

A dedicated member of the Exsel Group board, Craig’s focus is on how to grow the business by any means possible. Craig currently looks after the print management side of the business, after acting as Director of Sales Director for the first year in Exsel Group’s history.

This role included looking after the mobile and communications side of the business, before taking ownership of the main focus; customer care. With the help of Craig’s expertise, the business has grown from an initial 70K turnover to a turnover of just under £3 million.


Mike WilsonMike Wilson

Our IT Director​

Holding many years’ experience in the Scottish SME marketplace and with a background originally in UK Governmental IT and Communications Security. Mike started Exsel IT & Communications in 2008 as a traditional IT and Telecoms company.

Mike is now the Chief Technical Officer at Exsel, specialising in unified IT and Telecoms services, with specialist product focus on B2B mobile communications, hosted IP telephony, and cloud computing. He also has expertise in a substantial part of the companies IT offering - Microsoft’s Office 365.

Mike is passionate about developing the next generation of IT professionals within the team at Exsel group.


Sean LeiperSean Leiper

Our Sales Director​

Sean recently joined Exsel Group following a 15 year career with IT Services company Claranet which he helped grow to a £164M turnover, 1000 plus employee business.

The experience that Sean has gained on how this was achieved and the understanding of the pitfalls along the way, makes him stand out from a lot of others who have not had similar experiences with these types of companies and in turn make him a perfect fit for Exsel Group, and an excellent asset to the company in terms of continued growth and financial success.


Frank ColeFrank Cole

Our Operations Director

Day to day at Exsel Group, Frank is in charge of operations including engineering and administration, customer service in addition to handling service providers, network suppliers and providers.

Frank is motivated by the increasing potential Exsel Group continues to show – the company is run by young, enthusiastic people and Frank is keen to use his industry experience to push the Exsel name out there.


Donald Shanks

Our Finance Director​

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