Insight Appoints Alexander Kaatz as VP Sales & Marketing for EMEA.
Innovation specialist joins to drive development, growth and new business strategies of trusted IT advisor
August 1st – Insight, one of the world’s leading technology suppliers, has announced the appointment of Alexander Kaatz as VP Sales & Marketing EMEA.
Innovation specialist Kaatz, joins Insight from Systematic Inventive Thinking. Before that he spent 12 years at Microsoft in various senior sales and marketing positions.
With a proven track record in leading change across multinational divisions, creating new business solutions and bringing new business models to market, Kaatz will join Insight as Vice President on September 15th.
With his 23 years of professional expertise, Kaatz brings a wealth of experience in digital marketing, technology, licensing sales and services to the role.
Kaatz’s background in designing, creating and implementing a long-term culture of innovation within firms such as BMW, Shell, Siemens and BASF will be harnessed by Insight to help drive transformation within the organisation whilst promoting its strategic goals.
Wolfgang Ebermann, EMEA President at Insight, said: "I am excited to have a very senior leader with a great track record in sales & marketing and deep expertise in successfully driving business transformation joining our EMEA business. His leadership will be instrumental in executing against our ‘trusted advisor’ mission and growing our business across EMEA."
Kaatz will report directly to Ebermann.
Insight EMEA is a division of Insight Enterprises, Inc., a leading provider of brand-name information technology ("IT") hardware, software and services to large enterprises, small to medium-sized businesses and public sector institutions in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. Insight is focused on helping organisations move technology goals forward in the areas of Cloud, Virtualisation, Data Centre, Unified Communication & Collaboration, Networking & Security, Data Protection, Mobility & Point of Sale, and Office Productivity. Insight has sold over seven million business and public sector client cloud seats across the globe. With approximately 5,200 teammates worldwide, Insight is ranked No. 483 on the 2014 Fortune 500 and generated sales of $5.1 billion for the year ended December 31, 2013.
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