Andover, Massachusetts – (The Hosting News) – February 27, 2006 – Provider of IT hosting, and professional services, NaviSite, Inc., has announced several new additions to its sales and management teams. The company continues to build up several of its key growth areas across all three of its business units.
The Hosting Services business unit has added Bob Durgy, Regional Vice President of Sales – East, and Mike Mazur, Vice President of Channel Sales and Alliances. The Professional Services practice has appointed Jeff Johnson as Regional Vice President of Sales – East, and Patricia Yates, Regional Vice President of Sales – West. Senior new hires to the Outsourcing Services practice area include Joe Murphy as the Vice President of Sales and Tom McAndrew, Vice President of Delivery.
Jeff Johnson, formerly of Oracle Corporation, will be working closely with Nasir Cochinwala, SVP of Professional Services, to build out NaviSite’s Sales capacity for the Professional Services practice in the East, specifically related to Oracle application products. Prior to NaviSite, Mr. Johnson served as a Regional Vice President at Oracle Corporation, where he was responsible for selling and managing over $25 million in business within key Oracle manufacturing accounts. Mr. Johnson also generated new business opportunities and relationships within Oracle Applications install base accounts, and served as an Architect for large, complex ERP and Business Process Automation.
Patricia Yates joins the Professional Services leadership team as well, and brings over 22 years of software and systems integration solutions experience – holding positions at Oracle Corporation, Computer Sciences Corporation and TRW. Ms. Yates will be leading the sales team in the West to enhance NaviSite’s presence in the West Coast related to Oracle application and technology product stack.
Michael Mazur joins NaviSite’s Hosting Services business unit, and brings extensive experience as a senior channel executive for several leading companies including Verio, Inc. Mazur will be tasked with further building out NaviSite’s channel and alliance sales area. His industry sales management experience includes over seven years in the Web Hosting and IP field, with a total of 12 years in technology sales. Mazur was recognized by VARBusiness magazine as one of the “Top Ten Channel Chiefs to Watch” in 2005. Bob Durgy will join the Hosting Services unit as well, bringing a strong background in competitive sales and strategies with over 15 years’ progressive sales experience and over eight years in IT sales and sales management, most recently working for Verio, Inc.
Joe Murphy will be working closely with Sumeet Sabharwal, SVP of Outsourcing Services to further expand NaviSite’s Outsourcing Services business unit. He brings a wealth of relevant experience to NaviSite with 25 years’ experience in IT consulting specializing in outsourcing, IT strategy and IT optimization. Prior to joining NaviSite, Murphy spent 15 years holding various leadership positions at Unisys, a $5B IT services company, headed up CTG’s IT Solutions Group, for onshore and offshore outsourcing, application planning and QA and Testing. He also led Application Management Services for Sapient Corporation, helping the company double its outsourcing revenues and grow Sapient’s offshore organization to 1,000 consultants. Additionally, Tom McAndrew brings a combined 30 years of IT and professional services consulting experience to NaviSite’s Outsourcing Services business unit and has held various senior management roles for 17 years a Computer Sciences Corporation where McAndrew ran the eBusiness Practice and at E5 Systems where he helped build offshore development centers in China and India.
Arthur Becker, CEO of NaviSite commented on the organizational changes, ”As our core businesses continue to grow and develop, so will our need for highly qualified professionals to accomplish our goals in further building out our professional services and channel sales areas. We are happy to welcome each of these key new hires tasked to help NaviSite continue to grow in 2006.”
To learn more about NaviSite, Inc., please visit: www.navisite.com.