Mike Norris

Chief Executive Officer

Mike Norris has been Computacenter’s Chief Executive since 1994.

 

As well as spearheading the Group’s strategy and growth ambitions, he is responsible for ensuring the company delivers value to its customers and shareholders. Mike joined Computacenter’s sales team in 1984 after graduating from university. He went on to hold a number of roles before taking over the management reins in 1994. Mike has a degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of East Anglia and was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science from Hertfordshire University.

 

Tony Conophy

Group Finance Director

Responsible for all Group financial activities, Tony Conophy has been Computacenter’s Group Finance Director since 1998.

 

A member of the Institute of Chartered Management Accountants since 1982, Tony  joined Computacenter in 1987 as a Finance Controller. In 1991 he became General Manager of Finance, and in 1996 was appointed Finance and Commercial Director of Computacenter UK., with responsibility for all financial, purchasing and vendor relations activities. In March 1998 he was appointed Group Finance Director.

Lieven Bergmans

President Computacenter France / Managing Director European Development

Lieven is responsible for all customer relationships and engagements France, as well as Computacenter’s growth in Europe outside of Germany and the UK.

He joined Computacenter as a team leader for Belgium’s consulting division in 2000. By 2008, he had been appointed to the role of General Manager for Computacenter Benelux, with responsibilities including aligning local business to the services and solutions portfolio and growing market share. From 2015 to 2018, he brought stability and growth to the French business unit, before taking on his current broader responsibilities.

John Beard

Chief Commercial Officer

As Group Chief Commercial Officer, John is responsible for inside sales, supply chain services and partner management.

John joined Computacenter’s inaugural graduate scheme in 1995. He quickly became one of the youngest recipients of the company’s award for exceptional sales achievement. By 2006, he was Computacenter’s top national Account Manager, and just two years later, he was the top national Client Director. John has headed up a variety of Computacenter’s vertical sectors managing a number of the UK&I’s largest customers. Prior to his current role, he ran the Services Sales function, leading Specialist Sales teams across the UK&I.

Neil Hall

President, Computacenter North America

Neil leads Computacenter’s North American business.
Neil joined Computacenter in 2001 with the acquisition of GE-CITS UK, and has held leadership positions in the UK and Germany for more than 15 years.

From 2013 – 2016, Neil led the Group’s strategic development in contractual services, including architecture, commercial offerings and client engagements. Between 2016 - 2022 he successfully lead our UK and Ireland business as Managing Director.

Sarah Long

Chief People Officer

Sarah has over 25 years’ experience in the Tech industry.  She originally joined Computacenter in 1996 and spent 12 years in various Sales and Service Leadership roles.  Between 2008 and 2018 she consulted to a number of Tech organisations across Europe, advising on Strategic Growth and Organisational Change.  Sarah re-joined Computacenter in March 2019 to lead the Group People Strategy and in-country HR functions.  Sarah graduated from Manchester University with a degree in Technology and Design.

Reiner Louis

Managing Director, Germany

Reiner became Country Unit Director for Germany in 2013, accountable for all customer relationships and engagements in the region.

Joining the company in 1994 as Head of Customer Services, Reiner went on to hold various managerial positions, leading a variety of teams from sales to consultancy. He was also responsible for designing and implementing the company’s service management systems.

Julie O'hara

Group Delivery Director

Julie is responsible for the delivery of services to Computacenter’s customers worldwide.

Re-joining Computacenter in 2014, Julie was responsible for all services delivered to UK clients, extending her scope globally in 2017. Julie spent 2 years at Colt as VP for Services and Solutions, where she ran Service Management, Contract Management, Consultants and Architects across Europe. Prior to this, she worked at Computacenter and IBM in a number of technical service and sales-related positions, and has been in the IT industry for almost 30 years.

Clare Parry-Jones

Managing Director (Interim), UK & Ireland

Clare leads Computacenter’s UK & Ireland business, and is accountable for all customer relationships and engagements in the region.

Clare joined Computacenter in 2008 and now has 30+ years of working in the technology industry. In addition to working in the UK & Ireland business, Clare has worked for Computacenter North America and at Group level in a number of sales and supporting roles.

Fraser Phillips

Group Legal and Compliance Director

As Computacenter’s Group Legal and Compliance Director, Fraser advises on large services engagements, particularly those involving multiple partners. He took on his current role in 2013 after a six-year tenure as Head of Legal in the UK. Fraser qualified as a barrister in 1997 and has extensive experience in structuring, negotiating and drafting commercial agreements.

Mo Siddiqi

Group Development Director

Mo is responsible for Computacenter’s Strategy, Marketing and the development of smaller & new country markets.

Since joining Computacenter in 1997, he has held a number of senior sales and operational roles, notably leading the company’s international development for over 15 years. Mo has helped to shape the company’s global positioning through a mixture of organic growth, customer wins, business start-ups and acquisitions.

Mark Slaven

Chief Information Officer

Mark joined Computacenter in 2001 as UK Information Services Director. Following the acquisition of the German business in 2003 his role expanded to cover all Group companies as Group CIO. He is responsible for all of Computacenter’s systems and infrastructure and has played a key role in the design and development of most of the systems in use across the Group.

Jim Yeats

Group Commercial Management Director

Jim joined Computacenter in May 2018 and is responsible for Service Design, Transition and Transformation, and Service Management in all Group Operating Countries and is also a member of the Group Executive Committee. Jim was previously at Accenture for 10 years, where his most recent role was Global Quality and Risk Managing Director for Accenture’s Health and Public Services (H&PS) business. Jim has also held a number of other leadership roles including, Chief Executive Officer of Edinfor at LOGICACMG; Vice President for IT and Customer Services at TXU; and an Associate Partner at Andersen Consulting. Jim has a BA (Honours) in Natural Science from Cambridge University.