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CompuCom Names Dan Stone as Chief Executive Officer
|By Business Wire
|December 1, 2016 01:00 PM EST
Systems, Inc. (“CompuCom®”), a leading technology infrastructure
services company, today announced it has appointed Dan Stone as its new
chief executive officer, effective November 28, 2016. Don Doctor, who
has served as chief executive officer since January 2015, will serve on
the company’s board of directors as executive chairman of the parent
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“Dan and I have been working closely together while he established and
led CompuCom’s End-User Enablement business, and his strategic thinking,
vision and focus on end users make him the perfect choice to lead the
company,” noted Doctor. “I’m excited about Dan and the talented group of
leaders we now have in place, and the direction they are taking the
Stone previously served for two years as EVP and president,
End-User Enablement, a core strength in CompuCom’s portfolio that helps
IT executives manage the convergence of social interaction, mobility,
Big Data and cloud – empowering
end users as they interact with each other and their information.
“CompuCom is at an exciting time in its evolution and I’m proud to have
the opportunity to lead our team,” said Stone. “Don has been
instrumental in transforming the company over the past couple of years
and bringing it to the place it is today, and I look forward to
continuing that transformation.”
Prior to joining CompuCom, Stone served as president and general manager
of Lenovo Latin America, a $3B business division, where he led 7,000
employees across 15 countries and two continents, and operated six
vertically integrated manufacturing sites. Previously, he was the chief
strategy officer at Lenovo, leading the development and implementation
of global corporate strategy technology investments, strategic
partnerships/alliances, as well as post-merger management activities
across the globe.
Stone becomes chief executive officer as CompuCom increases its focus on
helping companies around the world acquire, deploy and manage the
technology and applications that their organizations require for
development and service. The company is accelerating its presence in the
automation space, with the planned acquisition
of the IoT business of Extensys,
a top provider of IoT solutions, and the integration of its core team.
CompuCom also recently partnered
with intelligent automation leader Arago
to integrate Arago’s problem-solving artificial intelligence solution,
HIRO™, into all of CompuCom’s managed services solutions for the data
center – enabling incidents to be diagnosed and remediated more quickly,
efficiently and with greater certainty.
The company also expanded its partnership with Intel to launch cloud-based
managed services, making infrastructure management and managed
security offerings affordable for organizations of any size.
CompuCom Systems, Inc., a global company headquartered in Plano, Texas,
provides IT managed services, infrastructure solutions, consulting and
products to Fortune 1000 companies committed to enhancing their end
users’ experience. Founded in 1987, privately held CompuCom employs
approximately 11,500 associates. For more information, visit www.compucom.com.
© 2016 CompuCom Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. CompuCom is a
registered trademark of CompuCom Systems, Inc.
Arago® is a registered trademark of Arago, and is used with
Extensys® is a registered trademark of Extensys, Inc., and is used
Intel® is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation, and is used
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