Computacenter appoints Peter Ryan as chairman

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by Mark Johnson

UK IT services and software firm Computacenter said it has appointed Peter Ryan as its Non-Executive Chairman.

Ryan will, subject to shareholder approval, become Chairman at the conclusion of the Company's Annual General Meeting on 16 May 2019, when Greg Lock will retire from the company after serving as Chairman since July 2008.

Ryan: New chairman at Computacenter

Ryan joined the board in February 2018 as an independent Non-Executive Director and has been appointed as Chairman following a thorough selection process , the company said in a stock market filing 

The incoming chairman has had a successful 37-year international career in technology encompassing all dimensions of the industry including software, services, systems integration, outsourcing and infrastructure, Comutacenter said. 

Over the last 11 years, he has held roles such as Chief Sales Officer with Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Chief Client Officer at Logica plc and Executive Vice President, Global Sales and Services with Sun Microsystems Inc.

"Greg Lock has lead the Company for the last 11 years, a period which has seen significant change and strong performance”, said Mike Norris, Computacenter’s CEO. “

I thank Greg personally and on behalf of the Company for his enthusiasm, commitment and great leadership during his time as Chairman.” 

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