LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Insight Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSIT) today announces that it has appointed Russell Leighton as Senior Vice President of Finance and Operations EMEA – a move which sees him take on broader responsibility in the EMEA Senior leadership team.
Leighton has been at Insight for 14 years. During this time he managed the EMEA Finance organisation for nine years and has been instrumental in the transformation of Insight’s EMEA business. He will now extend his responsibility and combine the Finance and Operation units effective 1st July.
“In Russell Leighton we not only have a senior leader with a proven track record and deep understanding of the business, we also have a forward-looking expert to help spearhead our current evolution in the market,” says Wolfgang Ebermann, President of Insight EMEA. “He is the perfect fit to establish a client centric and effective operational backbone that will allow us to efficiently execute on our Intelligent Technology Solutions strategy.”
The announcement follows Insight’s global rebrand, unveiled on 1st June 2015. The new identity embodies Insight’s response to the changing IT landscape as businesses move away from the information technology of yesterday and face into the intelligent technology needed to succeed tomorrow.
"Insight is going through an exciting transformation and I am thrilled to be such a key part of this," said Russell Leighton, Senior Vice President, Finance and Operations, Insight EMEA. "With this new remit, I look forward to overseeing our move to become even more client-centric and ensure, internally, we reflect our market values."
In expanding his role to include operations, Leighton succeeds Simon Taylor who is leaving his role as SVP of Operations on 30th June 2015.
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