Logicalis Group, the international IT solutions and managed services provider, today announced it has appointed Gary Bullard as Chief Executive of Logicalis Group, with effect from 1st March 2014. Gary will succeed Ian Cook who is retiring as CEO but will become non-executive Chairman of Logicalis Group.
Gary has substantial international experience in the IT and telecoms industry spanning over 25 years. In his most recent role he was UK CEO and President of Australia, Middle East and Asia for Logica plc, now part of CGI Inc, the Canadian based global IT services company. Prior to this, Gary was Managing Director of BT plc's corporate business unit and President, BT Global Services.
Gary has also over 20 years held senior executive positions in IBM including General Manager, IBM Global Services EMEA and General Manager, IBM Global Solutions, a $12bn unit based out of New York.
Ian Cook, Logicalis CEO commented:
“We are extremely pleased that Gary with his international industry experience and proven track record is joining us to lead Logicalis. Gary has led some significant IT services organisations that deliver long-term complex services to their clients."
“With over 2300 services professionals in 24 countries, Logicalis is actively investing in expanding its services skills, capabilities, platforms and processes and Gary’s experience will be valuable in continuing to build on this strategy, and I am very pleased to welcome him on board” says Ian.
Gary who will join Logicalis in December 2013 as CEO designate, is also a non-executive director of Rotork Plc (LSE: ROR).
"I’m excited to be joining Logicalis and see a strong foundation on which to build momentum for growth specifically in the areas of software defined networks, enterprise mobility and cloud solutions," said Gary Bullard. "Logicalis is very well positioned to exploit these fast growing areas and I am grateful for the opportunity to lead Logicalis into a new era of growth and success."
Logicalis is an international IT solutions and managed services provider with a breadth of knowledge and expertise in communications and collaboration; data centre and cloud services; and managed services.
Logicalis employs nearly 3,500 people worldwide, including highly trained service specialists who design, specify, deploy and manage complex ICT infrastructures to meet the needs of almost 6,000 corporate and public sector customers. o achieve this, Logicalis maintains strong partnerships with technology leaders such as Cisco, HP, IBM, CA Technologies, NetApp, Microsoft, VMware and ServiceNow.
The Logicalis Group has annualised revenues of over $1.4 billion, from operations in Europe, North America, South America and Asia Pacific, and is fast establishing itself as one of the leading IT and communications solution integrators, specialising in the areas of advanced technologies and services.
The Logicalis Group is a division of Datatec Limited, listed on the Johannesburg and London AIM Stock Exchanges, with revenues of over $5 billion.
For more information, visit http://www.logicalis.com/.
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