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The Business Management Team





Chris Arkwell – Managing Director

Has over 30 years of experience in data comms and founded CDI in 1987. Now, having built CDI into one of the leading data cabling companies in the country the aim is to promote the “right first time” approach to cabling infrastructure as everything IP depends on it.





Mick Arkwell – Director 

Mick joined CDI Group from the automotive industry where he was involved in the material resource management process. Exactly 21 years to the day later he was appointed to the Board of Directors. Managing engineers instead of car components was a monumental change and a bit of a culture shock but more than 20 years on from that he’s got used it. With a large team of directly employed engineers and technicians every day is a challenge to maintain efficiency and meet the needs of our clients.





Chris Jones – Director

Chris joined CDI Group in 1994 from IBM as a Project Manager, in 2000 became a Senior Project Manager and Business Development Manager in 2004. As an Account Manager and Project Manager and is responsible for the delivery of complex cabling infrastructures across a wide variety of sectors within the UK, Europe, North America and EMEA regions. His role as Director includes the continuous development of customers, market sectors, products and services for CDI Group.





Steve White – Director

Joined CDI Group in 2005, working throughout the industry of cabling and communications from an Engineer. Now a Director heading up the Project Teams, his role consists of managing the, Account Managers, Project Managers, Office Staff, and Data Centre Migrations Team. Steve has successfully overseen the Roll out of Medium to Larger Projects for a Number key accounts for CDI Group.




Paul Bevington – Director

Joined CDI Group 14 years ago, working throughout the industry of cabling and communications from an apprentice in 2002. Now a Director heading up the telecoms division (CDI Comms Ltd), his role consists of managing the telecom sales team, Project Managers and Technical Engineers. Paul has successfully overseen the emergence of the telecom division installing from small 5 user systems to 200+ users over multiple sites including call centres.