ViFX appoints new CEO

ViFX appoints new CEO

Andrew Fox, former lead of IBM's global technology services in the country, will formally commence in his position as CEO from February 2014.

NZ-based cloud technology integrator, ViFX, has appointed the former lead of IBM's global technology services, Andrew Fox as its new CEO. The appointment in the newly created role will be effective from February 2014.

ViFX MD, Geoff Olliff said the appointment represents the culmination of a search for a CEO with the experience and capability to lead the next phase of development and growth for ViFX.

“In Andrew, we have secured a proven technology leader who can build high performing teams and grow strong customer relationships. He brings a track record of building and growing a successful organisation in our industry, market segments and through the channels that are most relevant to ViFX," he said.

As the GM of global technology services at IBM, Fox lead a team of around 500 staff providing data centre hosting, IT outsourcing, cloud, implementation and maintenance services to New Zealand businesses.

Fox said, "ViFX is a business with strong values around staff expertise, strength of execution, innovative services, and market leadership that their customers love. I have always been impressed by the commitment and passion of the whole ViFX team and I am genuinely excited to lead them on the next stage of their journey."

Fox will formally commence in his position as CEO with ViFX on the 2nd of February, 2014.

Follow Us

Join the newsletter!

Error: Please check your email address.

Tags appointmentnew CEOViFXandrew foxGeoff Olliff



Sizing up the NZ security spectrum - Where's the channel sweet spot?

Sizing up the NZ security spectrum - Where's the channel sweet spot?

From new extortion schemes, outside threats and rising cyber attacks, the art of securing the enterprise has seldom been so complex or challenging. With distance no longer a viable defence, Kiwi businesses are fighting to stay ahead of the security curve. In total, 28 per cent of local businesses faced a cyber attack last year, with the number in New Zealand set to rise in 2017. Yet amidst the sensationalism, media headlines and ongoing high profile breaches, confusion floods the channel, as partners seek strategic methods to combat rising sophistication from attackers. In sizing up the security spectrum, this Reseller News roundtable - in association with F5 Networks, Kaspersky Lab, Tech Data, Sophos and SonicWall - assessed where the channel sweet spot is within the New Zealand channel. Photos by Maria Stefina.

Sizing up the NZ security spectrum - Where's the channel sweet spot?
Show Comments