Dimension Data Americas Appoints Mark Slaga As Chief Executive Officer
Scott Macfee appointed chief operating officer for Americas region
NEW YORK, July 9, 2013
NEW YORK, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dimension Data, the $5.8 billion global
ICT solutions and services provider, today announced that Mark Slaga has been
appointed CEO of Dimension Data Americas. He will succeed the current CEO,
Jere Brown, who retires at the end of the year after nearly a decade with the
organization. Throughout the past 13 years, Slaga has held various leadership
roles with Dimension Data Americas, most recently serving as COO.
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As CEO of the Americas, Mark will be responsible for the strategic leadership
of Dimension Data in the United States, Canada, Brazil, Mexico and Chile.
Additionally, he will develop, communicate and implement effective growth
strategies to triple revenue in the Americas over the next five years. He
brings a wide range of operational, business, sales and technical skills to
the role. During his tenure as COO, Mark managed all operations across North
and South America, including professional services, consulting, managed
services, IT outsourcing and vendor alliances. He has also served as SVP of
operations, SVP of solutions, CIO and CTO for Dimension Data Americas.
Brett Dawson, Dimension Data's Group CEO, said: "Mark's proven track record
of strategic leadership, successful execution, high performance and team
building made him the obvious choice to take up the reins from Jere. He and
the Americas team will play a critical role in helping us deliver on the
Group's global growth and revenue goals. Jere's strong leadership and vast
contributions during the last 10 years have been instrumental in growing and
transforming the Americas business and have set the stage for continued
success in the Americas."
With Slaga's appointment to CEO, Scott Macfee will assume the role of COO and
oversee Dimension Data's operations across North and South America. An
integral member of the Americas executive team, Scott has served on the
Americas operating committee for the past three years.
Since joining Dimension Data in 1999, Macfee has demonstrated his ability to
lead organizational transformation, plan and manage business operations, and
inspire talent. For the past year, he was Brazil's country manager while also
leading the Americas procurement & logistics team. Before that, Scott was a
senior manager within the business where he delivered results in a number of
diverse roles, including Americas business transformation director, Americas
operations director, and line of business director for convergence and
About Dimension Data
Founded in 1983, Dimension Data plc is an ICT services and solutions provider
that uses its technology expertise, global service delivery capability, and
entrepreneurial spirit to accelerate the business ambitions of its clients.
Dimension Data is a member of the NTT Group. Visit us at
http://www.dimensiondata.com/en-US and www.facebook.com/DimensionDataAmericas
or follow us on Twitter: @DimensionDataAM.
For further information, please contact:
Jackie Funk Mariah Torpey
Dimension Data Americas Davies Murphy Group
T: 571-203-4006 T: 781-418-2404
E: firstname.lastname@example.org E: email@example.com
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