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Fujitsu Technology Solutions today announced the appointment of Rolf Schwirz as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Schwirz will report directly to Richard Christou, Corporate Senior Executive Vice President at Fujitsu Limited.
Schwirz joins Fujitsu from SAP where he is currently Head of Mature Markets EMEA. Prior to SAP, Schwirz spent 12 years in various roles at Oracle, including those of Vice President Sales Germany, CEO Nordic-Germany, and Senior Vice President Western Continental Europe. Munich-based, Schwirz began his career in 1983 as a systems consultant, holding a number of management positions at Siemens Nixdorf and Siemens AG.
“I believe Rolf has the breadth of experience in both product and services to bring real added value and leadership to Fujitsu,” says Richard Christou, Corporate Senior Executive Vice President at Fujitsu Limited.
Schwirz will take up his new position at Fujitsu Technology Solutions by November 2010 latest.
Fujitsu Technology Solutions
Sigrun Harsch, Senior Manager Public Relations
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About Fujitsu Fujitsu is a leading provider of ICT-based business solutions for the global marketplace. With approximately 170,000 employees supporting customers in 70 countries, Fujitsu combines a worldwide corps of systems and services experts with highly reliable computing and communications products and advanced microelectronics to deliver added value to customers. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.6 trillion yen (US$50 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2010. For more information, please see: www.fujitsu.com
About Fujitsu Technology Solutions (Holding) B.V.
Fujitsu Technology Solutions is the leading European IT infrastructure provider with a presence in all key markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, plus India, serving large-, medium- and small-sized companies as well as consumers. With its Dynamic Infrastructures approach, the company offers a full portfolio of IT products, solutions and services, ranging from clients to datacenter solutions, Managed Infrastructure and Infrastructure-as-a-Service. Fujitsu Technology Solutions employs more than 13,000 people and is part of the global Fujitsu Group. For more information, please see: ts.fujitsu.com/aboutus .
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Date: 20 August, 2010
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