PrintIT Reseller issue 118

01732 759725 16 BULLETIN : PEOPLE Workflo appoints new public sector head Workflo Solutions has appointed Paul Evans as its new Head of Public Sector. Evans joins with an impressive 16-year career in the public sector, having worked with councils, universities, colleges, the NHS, blue light agencies, and various public sector bodies. His tenure with companies such as Ricoh, Konica Minolta, and HP Apogee as regional manager for Scotland has equipped him with extensive expertise in delivering managed print solutions that emphasise sustainability, environmental responsibility, and value for money. His client-centric approach ensures tailored solutions that meet the unique needs of each organisation. Management changes Following the joining of MPS Monitor and Nexera under Valsoft Corporation's managed print vertical, Sarah Henderson has been named Regional Director for North America for both businesses. Henderson brings almost two decades of expertise in the MPS arena, having spearheaded strategic initiatives and driven substantial revenue growth with several market leaders. Her background includes leading sales and operations, cultivating strategic partnerships, and developing innovative and successful goto-market programs that have shaped industry trends and channel behaviours. Nicola De Blasi, former CEO of MPS Monitor and Euroform, has assumed the role of Chief Strategy Officer for both companies. "By joining forces with Nexera under Sarah’s leadership, MPS Monitor is now entering a new and more dynamic phase of growth and innovation," he said. "By aligning and sharing common strategies and resources, the two companies are poised to deliver unparalleled value and achieve sustainable growth in the managed print services market." • Leadership promotions at Vantage Online Following recent organisational changes at Asolvi, Vantage Online has announced several internal promotions. Having joined the Vantage helpdesk team in 2018, Chris Wright has been promoted from Senior Support Technician to Technical Support Manager. He brings a welcome fresh perspective and renewed focus on customer service excellence. With over 14 years of service and having been personally responsible for the onboarding of many of Vantage’s key clients Neil Woodward steps into the role of Professional Services Team Leader. He leads a team of highly experienced implementation and consultancy colleagues with over 60 years of combined experience in deploying and consulting on Vantage Online and its predecessor solutions. Additionally, in its recently reconstituted development and engineering function, Kundan Kishore becomes Engineering Team Leader, having joined the business in 2019. Last, but far from least, Vantage Online is thrilled to welcome back Matt Houlden to his former role as Operations Director. Since 2003 Matt’s strategic vision has propelled Vantage forward, not least amongst his achievements being the initial genesis of Vantage Online itself. Managing Director Tony Milford said: “Anyone who has led a business, or a team knows that there is nothing that gives you more pleasure than seeing committed, long-serving staff fulfilling their potential. Chris, Neil, Kundan and Matt are the finest of Vantage Online and are singularly committed to delivering for their customers and their colleagues. I take my hat off to them and am proud to call them friends as well as trusted colleagues.” Cohesity hires new Chief Technology Officer Cohesity has announced the appointment of Dr Craig Martell as Chief Technology Officer. In this role, Dr Martell will bring his deep industry expertise to shape the company's technical vision, incorporating current and evolving industry and customer trends to define and execute a strategic and impactful roadmap for the company’s future. “The speed and scale Cohesity has achieved over the last several years is a testament to the incredible technology platform the company has built at the junction of multi-cloud, security and AI for the future of data protection. My role will be to accelerate the innovation internally and the advocacy externally of Cohesity’s AIpowered innovations that are second to none,” he said. “I’m honoured to join Sanjay and the talented team he has put together as we accelerate the company’s course to advance AI and machine learning capabilities critical to addressing key challenges to enterprise data.” Christian Burton to judge at PrintIT Awards We’re delighted to announce that Christian Burton, Founder & CEO of Pipeline Upgrade has joined the 2024 PrintIT Awards judging panel. Christian is a renowned business development specialist and entrepreneur. After climbing the ranks at Kyocera Document Solutions UK to lead their new business development team, he founded Pipeline Upgrade Ltd in 2017. Christian Burton Chris Wright Kundan Kishore Neil Woodward Matt Houlden Sarah Henderson Paul Evans Dr Craig Martell