Richard Hayter-Gare has joined the sales team of Root6 in a newly created business development role.

He joins the Soho-based reseller and integrator from ERA, where he served as sales and account manager.

Root6 director Rupert Watson said: “I have known and admired Richard for some time, so when the opportunity of adding him to our sales team presented itself, I seized it immediately.”

In addition to selling the Root6 portfolio, Hayter-Gare will specialise in PixIT network and storage solutions.