Key People.

The ‘Excel experience’ has always been defined and driven by IT infrastructure professionals who combine the highest level of skill and experience with a commitment to a shared set of values and attitudes.

Click here to read more about our highly trained and accredited engineering teams, each managed by a fully qualified project management function, who deliver our frontline services.

Or read on to meet our strong and diverse senior team, each of whom has an active and hands-on involvement pushing Excel forward across its various divisions and areas of operation.

Jakob Moeller-Jensen


Jakob has significant strategic and financial experience having been on the Board of Directors of several international companies and worked in private equity and corporate finance.

Jakob holds an MSc from DTU in Denmark with studies at Oxford University and London Business School.

Barry Horgan

Chief Executive Officer

Barry brings a wealth of executive level strategic and operational experience to Excel having worked for several multinational organisations in Ireland, the UK and the USA.

Barry holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and degree in Electrical Engineering from University College Cork.

Gavin Burger

Chief Operating Officer

Having worked in complex retail and IT environments with a number of FTSE 250 companies, Gavin has an exceptional track record across operational, commercial and people development.

He specialises in client relationship management and commercial strategy, with a passion for business achievement through customer partnerships and innovative operational delivery.

John Smethurst

Sales Director

John is a vastly experienced sales professional specialising in structured cabling, networking, IP surveillance  and support services. He has worked for a number of major systems integrators and solution providers.

As Sales Director, John leads all sales activity at Excel.

As well as being responsible for the management of the sales team he also has management responsibility of the design team.

Gary Dundridge

Projects Director

Gary is a conscientious and quality driven Projects Director with extensive experience of leading teams to successful completion of structured cabling and ICT projects.

With more than 20 years of experience within the industry, Gary specialises in overseeing projects through all phases of the project lifecycle and identifying key business opportunities that reduce costs and improve customer efficiency.

Mark Smith

Non-Executive Director

As the founder of Excel in 1989 and with over 30 years of industry knowledge, Mark brings a wealth of experience in all aspects of the business and, in his role as a Non-Executive Director, is able to provide valuable insight and an independent perspective in supporting the Executive Management team.

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