Logicalis US Announces the Appointment of Paul Christensen as North American Director of Logicalis Financial Services

Together with Logicalis Financial Services, Solution Provider Expands Clients’ IT Purchasing Options

NEW YORK, September 1, 2016 – Logicalis US, an international IT solutions and managed services provider (www.us.logicalis.com), announced this morning that Logicalis Financial Services, an international ICT financial solutions and services business, has appointed Paul Christensen as its North American Director. Based in Tarrytown, New York, Christensen will report directly to Christian Roelofs, Managing Director, Logicalis Financial Services, in London.

In this position, Christensen will be responsible for leading Logicalis Financial Services’ business strategy and operations as well as driving growth of its financial solutions and products portfolio to Logicalis’ North American customers.

“Paul brings a great deal of experience and creativity to the North American operations,” says Roelofs. “Expanding both the team and the product offering in a rapidly changing marketplace, he will also support the broader Logicalis Financial Services expansion strategy.”

With the addition of a North American director, Logicalis Financial Services can now provide financial solutions to North American customers as part of an integrated offering from the beginning of the engagement.

“We are now in a unique position as a finance company within the North American ICT channel,” Christensen says. “Investment decisions are no longer about lease vs. buy, and Logicalis Financial Services can provide creative and innovative financial solutions tailored to today’s ‘everything-as-a-service’ business model.”

With over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, Christensen recently worked for CIT as Chief Sales Officer of Avaya Financial Services and Regional Finance Manager of EMC Global Financial Services.

“The expansion of the team signals a strong commitment to the international financial services business. We now have a foundation across core geographies to accelerate our strategic objective of providing Logicalis customers with financial solutions that enable a genuine competitive advantage,” says Roelofs.

Logicalis Financial Services has also recently invested in a Director for its Australian operation, Mark Hegarty, as well as Paul Tweehuysen, Commercial Director based in the UK.

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Logicalis is an international multi-skilled solution provider providing digital enablement services to help customers harness digital technology and innovative services to deliver powerful business outcomes.

Our customers cross industries and geographical regions; our focus is to engage in the dynamics of our customers’ vertical markets including financial services, TMT (telecommunications, media and technology), education, healthcare, retail, government, manufacturing and professional services, and to apply the skills of our 4,000 employees in modernizing key digital pillars, data center and cloud services, security and network infrastructure, workspace communications and collaboration, data and information strategies, and IT operation modernization.

We are the advocates for our customers for some of the world’s leading technology companies including Cisco, HPE, IBM, NetApp, Microsoft, VMware and ServiceNow.

The Logicalis Group has annualized revenues of over $1.5 billion from operations in Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific. It is a division of Datatec Limited, listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and the AIM market of the LSE, with revenues of over $6.5 billion.

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