Align names John Sarkis chief revenue officer

Align names John Sarkis chief revenue officer

23 February 2021 | Natalie Bannerman

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Align, a global provider of technology infrastructure solutions and managed IT services, has appointed John Sarkis as its new chief revenue officer (CRO).

Sarkis enters the role with more than 20 years of experience leading high-performance business lines in various sales initiatives focused on hybrid cloud, security, data centre, managed services and cloud solutions. Prior to joining Align, he managed business unit transformations for like of NTT America, Digital Realty and Deutsche Telekom.

“John’s extensive industry knowledge uniquely positions him to drive and enhance our comprehensive IT Transformation solution, as well as advance key partnerships for Align,” said Jim Dooling, CEO and president of Align.

“His frontline expertise in enterprise IT infrastructure transformations will add value to both our clients and our organization, positioning Align at the forefront of providing hybrid outsourced models for IT.”

As CRO, Sarkis will focus on expanding the global reach of Align’s transformation solutions that are both future proof and scalable to business needs. This includes both leading the company’s growth across its core lines of business and increasing the user base within Align’s Managed Services Platform.

“I am extremely excited to join Align and be a part of the successful evolution as a premier Managed Services provider within the Financial Services community, as well as leading the charge in expanding our offering into new verticals,” added Sarkis.

In related news, October saw Align welcome Justin Passey to its London Workplace Technology team as Director of Audio-Visual, EMEA.

In his new role, Passey will help customer digitally transform through the design and deployment of next-gen collaboration technologies. These include conference and huddle room designs, projection and displays, sound reinforcement, video walls and interactive technology, and digital signage, to name a few.