Mervyn Eyre serves as president and chief executive officer of the Fujitsu Caribbean and Central American regions. In that capacity, he is responsible for managing the strategic direction and general management of Fujitsu operations and assets in the regions.
Mr. Eyre has over 25 years of experience in the IT industry and is responsible for the leadership and general management of Fujitsu’s operations across the Caribbean, including facilities located in Jamaica, Barbados, Bahamas and Trinidad. He is driving the company’s continued growth to become the region’s leading IT services business. His responsibilities also include the direction and oversight of regional go-to-market strategies and the build-out of Fujitsu’s service delivery assets and capabilities.
Mr. Eyre’s career in IT began in 1983 as the general manager of Computer Point, a distributor for ICL. He then became sales manager for ICL (now Fujitsu Transaction Solutions in the Caribbean) and then general manager of the West Caribbean operations. In 1998, Mr. Eyre’s earned the position of CEO for Fujitsu-ICL Caribbean. This role led to the acceleration of growth of the company’s IT services business through the consolidation of regional activities. Under Mr. Eyre’s leadership, a single regional management team was formed with line of business responsibilities that span the entire English-speaking Caribbean, supported by common systems and processes. For the first time, this strategy presented an opportunity for regional enterprises and global suppliers to engage a single source for their IT systems and services needs.
Through Mr. Eyre’s business planning and operations strategy over the years, Fujitsu in the Caribbean has experienced year on year growth and profitability and has positioned itself as a recognized leader in IT consulting, solutions integration and the management of its customers IT operations. Today, Fujitsu has major customers in the region’s financial services, telecom and government sectors and has a successful track record in managing large complex projects.
Mr. Eyre has a degree in computer science from the University of North London in the UK. He also has a diploma in electronics and communications from the University of Technology in Kingston, Jamaica.
As a respected IT practitioner, he has been appointed to a number of national advisory boards over the course of his career, including the National e-Commerce committee and the Central Information Technology Office (CITO). He is currently a member of the National ICT Advisory Committee for the development of the 2030 National Development Plan (Jamaica).
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