IO names new VP Enterprise Sales, EMEA
COMPUTINGBy BiztechAfrica - Aug. 24, 2012, 8:14 a.m.
IO, a provider of next-generation modular data centre technology and services, has expanded operations to Europe and named Ricky Cooper as Vice President of Enterprise Sales, Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA).
The company says the moves reflect the growing global customer demand that IO is experiencing for its IO.Anywhere™ and IO.OS® products.
Jim Kleeman, Executive Vice President – Global Sales and MarCom for IO, said: "We are very excited to have Ricky Cooper lead IO's entry into the UK and EMEA markets. He is a proven leader and technologist that will build a world-class team in the UK, serving our customers throughout EMEA."
A sales leader in the IT industry for 17 years, Cooper was previously with Microsoft, where his roles included managing a Global 100 account for Microsoft and regional business manager for the Global Accounts division in Europe. Prior to Microsoft, Cooper was at Dell Computers where his roles included enterprise sales lead for United Kingdom and Ireland, and responsibility for the Dell/Microsoft partner relationship in Europe, Middle East & Africa. He is based in London, England.
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