Steve Garrou and Adam Kuta to Help Scale Application and Infrastructure Solutions, Strengthen Technology Leadership
TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Dec. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WestconGroup, the leading value-added global distributor of security, unified communications, network infrastructure and data center solutions, today announced two key additions to the company's Executive Leadership Team (ELT). Steve Garrou joins the company as Executive Vice President, Strategy and Solutions Development while Adam Kuta becomes an Executive Vice President and CIO.
Garrou and Kuta bring a wealth of experience and proven track records for leading successful organizations and businesses spanning IT services, technology management, cloud solutions, corporate strategy and channel development. Both will become key members of an executive group focused on accelerating WestconGroup's global growth and technology innovation.
"For close to 30 years, we've invested in IT platforms, solutions and services that help partners build new revenue streams in the evolving services, software and hardware marketplace," said Dolph Westerbos, Chief Executive Officer, WestconGroup. "As organizations continue to transform their IT environments and adopt cloud and next-generation data center services and solutions, Steve and Adam join a team that is well positioned to lead execution of our global strategy -- enabling partners to more efficiently and effectively serve their customers."
Steve Garrou comes to WestconGroup from CenturyLink Technology Solutions, where he was Vice President of Global Solutions Management. Garrou boasts more than 20 years championing the development and go-to-market strategies for innovative IT services and business solutions. Providing leadership in business development, corporate strategy, product marketing and management, Garrou has expertise spanning Big Data and eCommerce to Cloud and Outsourcing. At WestconGroup, he will lead the cloud and data center businesses, as well as branding, strategy and investment activity.
With nearly 30 years leading core technology initiatives across a range of industry sectors, Adam Kuta comes to WestconGroup from fashion accessory leader Coach, Inc. As the company's SVP of Information Technology, Kuta championed an integrated global IT roadmap in support of operational expansions – implementing the application and IT infrastructure necessary to support growth and improve efficiencies. He also spent more than 14 years at Avon, driving a range of IT transformations that fostered the growth for the beauty and personal care leader.
WestconGroup, Inc. is a value added distributor of category-leading unified communications, network infrastructure, data center, and security solutions with a global network of specialty resellers. The company goes to market under the Comstor and Westcon brands. WestconGroup's teams are located in 60+ countries around the globe, create unique programs and provide exceptional support to accelerate the business of its global partners. Strong relationships enable partners to receive support tailored to their needs. From global logistics and flexible customized financing solutions to pre-sales, technical and engineering assistance, the company works with partners to respond with agility and speed to changing market conditions so they can achieve the fastest time to revenue. WestconGroup's portfolio of market-leading vendors includes: Cisco, Avaya, Polycom, Check Point, F5, Palo Alto and Blue Coat, among others. For more information, please visit www.westcongroup.com.
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