Orange Business Services today announced the appointment of Mark Kenealy as UK and Ireland Country Manager. Mark brings over 20 years of IT experience to Orange Business Services along with a wealth of business management, leadership and strategic sales skills, previously working for companies such as Computacenter, Getronics and most recently EMC.
Based at Orange Business Services´ Slough office in the UK, Mark will focus on growing the UK and Ireland business with a particular focus on multinational customers. He will report to Helmut Reisinger, Senior Vice President Europe at Orange Business Services and will also be a member of the European Management team.
Helmut Reisinger at Orange Business Services said: “We are delighted Mark is joining us and believe his leadership, customer-focus and business expertise will be a great benefit to the customers of Orange Business Services and will help us achieve our strategic business goals.”
Mark started his IT career at Computacenter as a salesman and was jointly responsible for establishing the company´s first vertical sector (Government) which grew from a £50m business to a £350m business in just three years. After becoming Managing Director of Computacenter´s South of Germany operation, Mark moved back to the UK as MD of Gentronics (where he landed the company´s largest ever contract, £200m) and then moved to EMC where he doubled the firms´ Consultancy and Professional Services Division in two years.
Mark adds: “I am looking forward to my role as UK and Ireland Country Manager at Orange Business Services. I want to use my consultative services background to strategically drive the business further into these rapidly expanding markets and continue to maintain Orange Business Services´ reputation as the leader in integrated communications.”
Mark Kenealy takes over the UK and Ireland Country Manager duties from Andrew McFadzen who now heads Global Marketing – Network Solutions, for Orange Business Services