|By Business Wire||
|June 17, 2014 03:00 AM EDT||
niu Solutions Holdings, today announced the appointment of Shaun Ledgerwood as Chief Executive Officer. Ledgerwood, who has been with the group since May, will have overall executive responsibility across the group of companies including niu Solutions Ltd, the European IT managed infrastructure provider, and Cognisec Ltd, a unified SSO application tool developer.
Ledgerwood most recently served as Vice-President, Business Development and Services at NextiraOne, where he was responsible for re-invigorating their managed services portfolio. Prior to NextiraOne, Ledgerwood was at SprintNextel, serving as Managing Director, Wireline Services and formerly Managing Director of Global Channels and European Sales. Previously he held senior level positions at KPN-Qwest, Cable and Wireless and Case International.
“Shaun is a proven leader and highly-respected within our industry,” said Duncan Lewis, Chairman. “He combines global leadership experience, and a genuine deep-level understanding of the IT solutions and infrastructure market. He is ideally placed to drive significant growth and development across the Group.”
“niu Solutions has proven over the last 14 years that the customer is truly at the heart of everything they do,” said Ledgerwood. “I am incredibly proud and excited to be leading this talented and growing business.”
niu Solutions is a leading European IT managed infrastructure provider, having been named one of the top three MSPs in Europe for two years running, ISO 9001/ISO 27001 accredited and a five-time Beacon Award winner.
About niu Solutions
niu Solutions is a privately owned IT managed services provider, headquartered in the City of London. Founded in 2000, niu are a UK-based company with a global reach, which includes five datacentres in the UK and US.
niu Solutions is an IBM premiere services partner; three-time Beacon Award winner; OBS partner of the year for seven years running; and holds a host of premium vendor relationships including Microsoft, Symantec, VMWare and others.
niu Solutions is ISO 9001/ISO 27001 accredited, with 80% of personnel dedicated to service delivery. niu have been named one of the top three managed service providers in Europe for two years running, and are committed to today supporting businesses in making the transition to ‘full spectrum’ cloud rollouts; public, private and hybrid.
niu have an active programme of research and development which for example, recently led to spinning out Cognisec , in 2013 which enables businesses to simply and securely mobilise files and core applications, on any device, with Single Sign-On.