Dimension Data CEO takes up corporate Gen-i role

Gen-i has announced today the appointment of Simon Gillespie to the role of General Manager Corporate Clients, based in Auckland.

Gillespie replaces incumbent Steve Mills, who has recently moved into the newly created role of General Manager Client Delivery and Operations.

An experienced leader with an enviable track record across technical, sales and customer services roles in his 30 year career in the ICT industry, Gillespie joins Gen-i from his position as Dimension Data CEO, a role he has held since April 2013.

“I’m delighted that we have been able to attract Simon to join us at Gen-i,” says Tim Miles, CEO, Gen-i.

“His senior leadership skills, outstanding track record and breadth of experience will support our drive to help New Zealand businesses tap into digital technologies to unleash their full potential.

“The corporate market is hugely important sector for Gen-i, and Simon’s appointment to this role reflects the level of focus we’re applying to ensuring we lead in this market and bring value to our customers.”

Gillespie spent 20 years at Dimension Data including three years as Northern Regional Manager, and 10 years as National Sales Director and will start at Gen-i on Monday 14th July, 2014.

“Gen-i’s people, assets, leadership and customer focus are hugely appealing to me,” Gillespie adds.

“I am looking forward to being part of the Gen-i team and driving customer experience and growth in the corporate market.”

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