Logicalis appoints Steve Orton as UK Sales Director

, Apr 29, 2016

Senior team bolstered following appointment of Bob Swallow as MD, Steve Fricker also joins as New Business Sales Director

Logicalis UK, the international IT solutions and managed services provider, has today announced the appointment of Steve Orton as UK Sales Director to help drive future growth for the business. The newest member of the UK senior management team, led by Managing Director Bob Swallow, Orton is also joined by Steve Fricker, who has taken up the role of New Business Sales Director, reporting in to Steve Orton, after recently moving to Logicalis from Dimension Data.

Bob Swallow, Managing Director of Logicalis UK, said, "I'm confident that Steve Orton will thrive in this role and we’re obviously thrilled to have within our business the expertise and skillset he’s developed over the last three decades. Steve comes on board at an exciting time, and I believe he will be a pivotal addition to the team, as Logicalis looks forward to a new chapter in its evolution.”

Steve Orton brings 30 years of senior sales experience to Logicalis. Previously he worked with BT for over two decades, most recently as Regional Sales Director for Global Services. He will report directly to Bob Swallow.

Commenting on his appointment, Steve Orton said, "I've picked a great time to join the company. You can feel the excitement throughout the business as it moves forwards into a new phase of growth, and the energy is palpable. We're in a solid position to help our customers with their digital enablement strategies and with our focus on Every Customer a Reference, I think it's an exciting time both Logicalis and the industry."

Logicalis UK has marked 2016 as the beginning of a new era in technology when organisations move away from an IT defined world to the possibilities of a digitally defined decade.  This evolution is characterised by the increasing consensus among UK business leaders that digital innovation and continual digital development is the top priority for future success.

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