Fujitsu Telecommunications Europe Ltd, the leading supplier of high performance telecommunications solutions, announces the appointment of Stavros Petrides as Chief Strategy Officer. Stavros' prime objective is to build on the company's established business base, evolving the company's strategic approach within Europe. His focus will include exploring the market potential for the creation of innovative new products and services.
Andy Stevenson, Chief Executive Officer, Fujitsu Telecommunications Europe, commented:
“Stavros' appointment reflects our ongoing focus on implementing new benchmarking within the organisation, centred around customer satisfaction, market expansion and employee care. We are delighted to welcome him to our team – his direct and honest management style, with an open-door approach, is an excellent fit with our pragmatic culture. He will be developing our strategy by incorporating and building on our existing practices and success, fuelled by his own passion for revenue growth and profitability, and by his enthusiasm for enhancing service delivery and customer satisfaction.”
Stavros has worked in the ICT arena for over 30 years, with a successful career that has included positions with companies such as Atos, BT, Telindus, Atlantic and Computers & Systems Engineering plc. During the last 15 years, Stavros has held a number of senior management roles, both in the UK and internationally, encompassing sales, marketing, system integration, service delivery, system engineering, managed operations and business management.
Stavros Petrides was born in Cyprus and educated in both Cyprus and England. He lives in Chorleywood with his wife and two sons and, when not working, he enjoys reading, swimming and various country pursuits. Stavros shares a particular passion for entertaining and good food with the majority of his Greek compatriots!
Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Over 170,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.5 trillion yen (US$54 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012. For more information, please see: www.fujitsu.com
Fujitsu UK and Ireland is a leading IT systems, services and products company employing 11,400 people with an annual revenue of £1.7 billion. Its business is in enabling its customers to realise their objectives by exploiting information technology through its integrated product and service portfolio. This includes consulting, applications, systems integration, managed services and product for customers in the private and public sectors including retail, financial services, telecoms, government, defence and consumer sectors. For more information, please see: uk.fujitsu.com
Fujitsu Telecommunications Europe Limited is a major supplier of Broadband Access equipment in Europe and is Fujitsu's worldwide design location for access network solutions - including a centre of excellence for the development of Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) technology. The company is also the leading provider of broadband solutions in the UK, with some 2 million lines deployed to date. Headquartered in Birmingham, UK, Fujitsu Telecommunications Europe is focused on providing strategic end-to-end solutions, supported by complete turnkey services. Fujitsu is playing a fundamental role in the creation of "Broadband Britain" - from world-leading products and technology, through project planning, community liaison, cable laying and civil engineering, to installation, implementation and ongoing maintenance.
Date: 21 August, 2007