ST. LOUIS, MO — January 17, 2008 — SAVVIS, Inc. (NASDAQ: SVVS), a global leader in IT infrastructure services for business applications, today announced the appointment of Paul Goetz as Senior Vice President of Sales - Americas.
Prior to joining SAVVIS, Goetz spent nearly 20 years with EMC Corporation where he held executive positions in sales, solutions marketing, and professional services with assignments in North America and Europe. In his most recent role as Vice President of Global Services Sales, he built a consultative sales force that drove EMC solutions globally.
He replaces Jim Mori who has been appointed Senior Vice President, Client Services, a new position that will focus on maximizing the client experience and profitability through asset optimization.
Goetz’s appointment comes at a time when demand for web hosting and IT infrastructure services is expanding rapidly. Gartner now forecasts the North American web hosting market will grow from $12 billion in 2007 to more than $21 billion in 2011.
Commenting on the appointment, SAVVIS Chief Executive Officer Phil Koen said, “Paul is a seasoned sales executive with a proven track record of solution selling to the enterprise. He joins SAVVIS during a period of significant industry expansion and will play an important role in our growth and reinforcing our market position as a leading global provider of hosting and IT infrastructure services.”
“In addition, Jim Mori will be instrumental in leading our expanded focus in improving every part of the customer experience by managing the integration and alignment of our customer service and sales support efforts.”
Goetz holds a B.A. degree in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts. SAVVIS Names Paul Goetz SVP Sales - Americas.
SAVVIS, Inc. (NASDAQ: SVVS) is a global leader in IT infrastructure services for business applications. With an IT services platform spanning North America, Europe, and Asia, SAVVIS is an industry leader in delivering secure, reliable, and scalable hosting, network, and application services. These solutions enable customers to focus on their core business while SAVVIS ensures the quality of their IT systems and operations. SAVVIS’ strategic approach combines virtualization technology, a global network and multiple data centers, and automated management and provisioning systems. For more information about SAVVIS, visit:
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