Logicalis picks ex-Logica, BT man Bullard for CEO post

Logicalis names seasoned industry executive Gary Bullard as successor to outgoing CEO Ian Cook

Logicalis has named former Logica UK CEO and long-serving BT and IBM employee Gary Bullard to the post of CEO, replacing Ian Cook who is stepping up to become non-executive chairman at the firm in the New Year.

Bullard’s IT career spans over a quarter of a century and includes stints as MD of BT’s corporate business and president of its Global Services wing, as well as GM of IBM Global Services EMEA and GM of IBM Global Solutions.

“We are extremely pleased that Gary with his international industry experience and proven track record is joining us to lead Logicalis.  Gary has led some significant IT services organisations that deliver long-term complex services to their clients,” said Ian Cook. 

“With over 2,300 services professionals in 24 countries, Logicalis is actively investing in expanding its services skills, capabilities, platforms and processes and Gary’s experience will be valuable in continuing to build on this strategy, and I am very pleased to welcome him on board,” he continued.

Bullard added: "I … see a strong foundation on which to build momentum for growth specifically in the areas of software defined networks, enterprise mobility and cloud solutions.

"Logicalis is very well positioned to exploit these fast growing areas and I am grateful for the opportunity to lead Logicalis into a new era of growth and success."

Bullard will take up the role next month, said Logicalis.

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