Industry veteran will lead client acquisition strategy in growing IT services industry
TORONTO, Aug. 23, 2016 /CNW/ - Coreio Inc., a leading IT services provider for enterprise-scale companies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Long as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, effective August 8, 2016. Long will be responsible for developing and executing sales and strategies to build on Coreio's continuing growth and drive deeper engagement with existing and prospective clients. He will also have oversight of the marketing team.
"The addition of Chris to our management team represents a key milestone in our evolution here at Coreio, one we are very excited about," said David Naiman, President and CEO, Coreio, "Coreio is building a reputation industry-wide for our culture of continuous improvement and innovation, our agility, and our ability to take a client-centric perspective on designing custom IT solutions that help clients solve their business challenges. Chris will be a key 'voice of the client' advocating for that perspective, bringing with him such a strong track record of passionate client advocacy."
Long joins Coreio with a strong background in senior account management and sales leadership, particularly in the financial services, government/healthcare and retail industries. Most recently, he was the Sales VP with Yellow Pages Digital Media, where he led the sales teams in Central Canada through a critical transformation into a digital leader in the advertising industry. Long began his career with Bell Actimedia, where he progressed through a series of sales leadership roles, and then held positions at AT&T Canada (MTS AllStream), leading their sales organization through a period of tremendous change in the network services, security and communications sectors.
"The growing demand for expert IT services that not only meet today's enterprise challenges but anticipate tomorrow's offers an amazing opportunity for Coreio, and I'm thrilled to be part of that journey," said Long, "Coreio has an unbeatable value proposition in its delivery of IT services, from strategic advice to boots on the ground, and that's good news for our clients. I'm proud to join a high performance executive team of strategically-minded trusted advisors bringing experience enterprise clients can trust, and solutions that truly address business needs."
Coreio provides strategic IT counsel and services to enterprise clients with end users ranging from 1,000+ to 100,000+ in two core areas: Infrastructure (managing hardware, software and network resources) and Operations (delivering processes and services). From modernizing and streamlining IT assets, to mapping out vast implementation projects, innovating to improve data storage and efficiency, and containing desktop support costs, Coreio approaches client challenges by seeing the issue from the perspective of the client's business goals first.
Coreio Inc. is a leading Toronto-based IT services provider that delivers IT Infrastructure and Operations solutions for enterprise-scale companies across North America. We build on our 35-plus year history as a strategic partner, and apply our experience as in-house IT experts, to help our clients solve complex business and technology issues, so they can focus on what they do best. Visit www.coreio.com for more information.
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For further information: Media Contact: Jennifer Solmes, Coreio Inc., Jennifer.Solmes@coreio.com, 647-401-0084