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01732 759725 42 PEOPLE ...continued at NTT Ltd. His appointment follows other recent changes to VeUP’s leadership team including the appointments of Mike Siegel as General Manager for North America and Cheryl Powell as Head of HR. Commenting on his new role at the Amazon Web Services Advanced Tier Services Partner, Skendrovic said: “As GM for EMEA since January, it’s been rewarding to oversee our continued growth in the UK and across Europe. However, our aspirations span far beyond Europe. Following the recent launch of our North American operations, our mission now is to establish VeUP as a truly global operation, offering top tier services to clients around the world.” .... Mazuma recruits Emma CrawfordFalekaono to drive 10x growth Subscription-based accounting and technology company Mazuma, based in Bridgend, South Wales, has recruited Emma Crawford-Falekaono as its new Chief Revenue Officer as it targets 10x growth following a multi-million pound investment from IIC in January. Voted one of the Top 50 Global Women in Accounting, Crawford-Falekaono has led fintech teams in the UK, New Zealand, Australia and North America, with leadership roles at Xero, Tradify, Ignition, and most recently, IRIS. Lucy Cohen, CEO and Co-founder of Mazuma, said: “We are thrilled to welcome Emma Crawford-Falekaono to the Mazuma team. Her vast experience and proven leadership in both the accounting and fintech sectors make her the perfect fit for this role. We’ve got exciting and ambitious plans for the next few years, and we are confident that Emma will bring her unique abilities and contribute significantly to our continued growth and success.” .... Kinly’s MacPherson promoted to Global Service Director Global AV solutions and services provider Kinly has promoted Duncan MacPherson to Global Service Director with responsibility for leading the global service team and spearheading the strategic direction and execution of Kinly’s service portfolio. CEO Tom Martin said: “As Global Service Director, Duncan will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our service organisation, focusing on innovation, efficiency and continuous improvement. His strategic vision and dedication to customercentricity will ensure that Kinly remains at the forefront of delivering unparalleled service solutions, tailored to meet the evolving needs of our diverse clientele.” Ferguson joined Kinly as a Support Manager in 2009. .... Mikkel Drucker to lead Logpoint on next stage of its journey Logpoint, Europe’s largest, pure-play converged Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) vendor, is embarking on the next phase of its journey to become a European cybersecurity powerhouse with the appointment of Mikkel Drucker as its new CEO. In brief... n Patrick Zammit is to succeed Rich Hume as CEO of TD SYNNEX when the latter retires on September 1. Hume, who joined what was then Tech Data in 2016, as COO, before taking over as CEO in 2018, will remain on the TD SYNNEX board of directors. Zammit was promoted to COO in January 2024, having led the distributor’s European business since 2017, adding responsibility for the APJ region in 2021. n Pax8 has appointed Eric Stevens to the newly created role of Chief AI Officer with responsibility for the strategic implementation of AI technologies, infrastructure and practices. He said: “AI is about to completely revolutionise the world, and the vision for an AIempowered Marketplace cannot be underestimated.” n Westcon-Comstor has appointed Chief Financial Officer Callum McGregor to the expanded role of CFO and Chief Operating Officer (COO) to lead the company’s IT, supply chain operations and ESG, in addition to his existing responsibilities for finance, legal and data & analytics. Originally from South Africa and now based in the New York area, McGregor joined Westcon-Comstor in 2015 and became CFO in 2021. n As part of its ongoing transformation, NFON, the European provider of integrated cloud business communications, is unifying responsibility for sales and marketing, partner and customer operations and revenue and channel management with the appointment of a Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). This new role is being filled by erstwhile Chief Sales Officer Merano Mettbach. Damian Skendrovic VeUP Emma CrawfordFalekaono Mazuma Previously CEO at Netigate, which he helped reshape into a technology platform organically and through acquisition, Drucker has also held leadership positions at Tacton, Atea, Trustpilot, Nokia and Lindrucker, which he co-founded. Jim Pflaging, Chairman of the Board at Logpoint, said: “We’re excited to have Mikkel on board. His experience with scaling businesses and overseeing organisational transformation to drive financial growth and his understanding of improving company offerings to accelerate market traction will be instrumental in enhancing Logpoint’s growth journey. We look forward to working with him to turn Logpoint into a preferred cybersecurity partner for European mid-sized organisations and Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs).” Logpoint aims to do this through a combination of acquisitions and organic ARR growth in the European mid-market based on strong channel and MSSP partnerships. Logpoint solutions collect and analyse security data to help organisations detect, investigate and respond to cyberattacks faster and comply with NIS 2, GDPR and other data and cybersecurity regulations. Mikkel Drucker