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French integrator to recruit 600

Digital services specialist Econocom-Osiatis plans to take on more than 600 new employees in 2014 in France. Mainly young graduates, they will complement and work with the existing 5500 staff at Econocom Group in France.

Softcat names new Alliance Director

Software licensing, hardware, security and IT services specialist Softcat has announced that James Baker, former EMEA product management head at Insight, has been appointed as new Softcat Alliance Director.

Ex-CEO at NTT joins Kobil Systems

Kobil Systems, a Germany-based specialist in IT security, has announced that Thomas Balgheim, previous CEO at NTT Data EMEA, has accepted a new role to join Kobil’s Advisory Board.

Avnet TS names new Benelux head

Avnet Technology Solutions has named Marc van Ierland as country manager for Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg (Benelux), effective immediately.

Avnet names Austria country head

Thomas Seyfried has been appointed as country manager for Avnet Austria, effective immediately. He joined Avnet through the integration of Magirus in 2012 and has more than 10 years’ experience in IT distribution.

Halcyon names new sales head for Europe

Halcyon Software, provider of multi-platform systems management software, has appointed Philip Pearson as its new Senior Sales Manager for Europe.

Workday names new EMEA head

Workday, human resources and finance cloud applications specialit, has appointed Chano Fernandez as its new EMEA President.

Darren Roos jumps to run SAP EMEA

After fourteen years steadily moving up Software AG, Darren Roos has jumped ship to run SAP in EMEA as COO. He had been Chief Operating Officer EMEA, APJ, LATAM ( ie everything outside the US) for the company for the last 30 months.