Cloud specialist and automation provider, Ultima, has today announced that it has appointed Gareth Meyer to be its new COO and James Hunnybourne to be its Cloud Solutions Director. Gareth was previously Commercial and Operations Director for Ultima and has been with the business since 2017. James comes from Softcat, where he was Head of Technology Services and Solutions.
Scott Dodds, CEO, Ultima, comments, “These two appointments come at a fantastic time as we look to drive our business forwards. Gareth has contributed hugely to the company over the years, and I’m delighted he will be leading our global expansion and continuing to ensure excellent business outcomes for our customers. James brings with him a wealth of experience in cloud and customer experience excellence. I know he will contribute significantly to the development of our cloud offering and use his passion for culture and people to develop his team.
Gareth Meyer, COO, Ultima, says, “I’m very proud to be taking on the role of COO. Being part of Ultima’s recent journey and helping it transform its product and service offering to a cloud and automation services provider with our own innovative software solutions has been exciting and rewarding. I’m looking forward to taking the company to the next level; extending our global reach, developing more of our own IP and continuing to be an effective and trusted tech partner for our customers and vendors.”
James Hunnybourne, Cloud Solutions Director comments, “Ultima has a phenomenal amount of capability in cloud and has developed some truly innovative IP of its own which I know will help improve many companies’ cloud journeys. I’m delighted to be leading the cloud team and be part of a company with a strong drive and people with great technical capabilities. I’m looking forward to building the cloud practice and demonstrating to the market how our technology and services can help improve their business outcomes.”
Ultima is a cloud specialist and automation service provider and has a turnover of £123m. Ultima’s aim is to become a long-term, trusted, intelligent transformation partner to its clients by delivering high value business outcomes through technical innovation and service excellence for every client.
People are Ultima’s most important asset, and it has a policy of reinvesting profits in its people and infrastructure to ensure it delivers the best services to clients. Ultima recruits and retains the best talent in the industry and has unrivalled depth and breadth of knowledge and experience, including over 200 technical staff, and 75 senior consultants with over 30 years of implementation experience. This knowledge base is spread across end user computing, automation, mobility, cloud, datacentre, networking & security, and messaging & collaboration. www.ultima.com