Columbus has appointed Chris Alagna as CEO of its US business
Copenhagen, Denmark — 22 May, 2019 — Columbus has appointed Chris Alagna as CEO of its U.S. business. Chris spearheaded major strategy and business vision in his previous role and has a solid understanding of digital transformation. He will look to help Columbus U.S. become a market leader in business-led digital transformation. He will assume his role as CEO in Columbus U.S. on May 20, 2019.
Chris is expected to grow the U.S. business by focusing on strategies to drive increased customer value through digital leadership, improving the customer experience and creating the best place for people to work. He is a strong communicator with deep leadership capabilities.
”Chis Alagna is a seasoned senior executive who has deep knowledge of growing and leading professional services organizations. Chris was selected because of his proven record of success and thinking ahead of the curve. It is essential that we expand our U.S. business while exceeding our customers‘ demand for leading digital business solutions. I look forward to working together with Chris Alagna on building Columbus US to become a true market leader,“ says CEO and President of Columbus Global Thomas Honoré.
Chris Alagna has more than 20 years of experience from the consulting industry with leadership positions at Hitachi Solutions, Avanade and IBM. For the past 13 years he has held different leadership positions in Hitachi Solutions, most recently as senior vice president and general manager for U.S. West and consulting leader for North America. Prior to this position he held positions as senior vice president for North American Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations and vice president for the Dynamics AX sales unit.
“I am excited and humbled to have been selected by Columbus to be CEO of the U.S. business. I will do my best to serve the network of Columbus’ people, customers and partners. I am excited to develop talented professionals into leaders and enable growth in our customers. I plan on bringing energy and strategic focus on everything we do with our mission being to deliver the best digital solutions to our customers,” says Chris Alagna
Columbus’ U.S. Business Unit has 200 employees with offices in Troy (MI), Minneapolis (MN), Irvine (CA), San Diego (CA), Houston (TX), Phoenix (AZ), Orlando (FL) and Cleveland (OH).
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Columbus helps ambitious companies transform, maximize and futureproof their businesses digitally. Columbus is a global IT service and consulting company with more than 2,000 employees serving our customers worldwide. We offer a comprehensive solution portfolio with deep industry knowledge, extensive technology expertise and profound customer insight that help customers thrive far into the future.