HP Appoints New Head of Enterprise Services
PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 18, 2011
HP today announced that it has appointed John Visentin as executive vice president of HP Enterprise Services, effective immediately.
Visentin will be responsible for driving growth in HP Enterprise Services, which delivers technology infrastructure, applications and business services. He will become a member of the company's Executive Council, reporting directly to Léo Apotheker, HP president and chief executive officer.
“John is a world-class services executive who will accelerate our efforts in delivering high-value services around cloud, security, mobility, application modernization and industry solutions,” said Apotheker. “I am pleased to have John as a member of the Executive Council.”
Visentin previously led HP Enterprise Services for the Americas. He replaces Tom Iannotti, who announced his retirement earlier this year.
Prior to joining HP, Visentin held several senior executive positions at IBM. Most recently, he was general manager of IBM Integrated Technology Services for North America. Visentin has spent 27 years in the information technology industry and has extensive experience in managing multibillion dollar business units, sales enablement and brand recognition in the IT services industry.
Visentin holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, and speaks English, Italian and French.
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