Scott Townsend Joins CNE Direct as Vice President of Global Operations

CNE Direct, a leading global IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) company, today announced that Scott Townsend has joined the company as Vice President of Global Operations. Townsend is a veteran ITAD industry operations executive with 19 years of experience designing, building, and managing large-scale IT asset recovery platforms.

Townsend leads ITAD services, operations, logistics, data security and environmental compliance activities across CNE’s global network of 14 locations. He has deep experience in refurbishing and maximizing value recovery of enterprise IT equipment, distributed assets, and hardware components.

“We’re very happy to have Scott join CNE and help expand our ITAD capabilities around the world” said Jerry Quill, CEO, CNE. “We’re building our platform to deliver consistent high-quality services in every market and Scott’s extensive ITAD and international experience are an excellent fit for CNE.”

Prior to CNE, Townsend was an operations leader for two industry companies where he developed facilities to efficiently manage refurbishment and disposition of IT hardware.

“CNE is a top ITAD company with great people and a high-quality global platform in place,” said Townsend. “I’m excited about the opportunity to work with the team to grow CNE’s value recovery capabilities and provide additional services for our clients.”

About CNE Direct

CNE Direct is a leading global IT Asset Disposition company headquartered in Peabody, MA, USA, with facilities located throughout the Americas, Asia, India and EMEA. CNE was founded in 2002 and has achieved rapid growth (including four consecutive Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies awards) by providing high-touch tailored solutions for our clients. CNE is R2, ISO 14001, and OHSAS 18001 certified with a strong commitment to sustainability and environmental excellence.