ControlCircle extends senior management team

London Team Expands with Senior Hires in Finance, Sales and Technical Services

- 12 Sep 2011

ControlCircle, a leading managed services provider, today announced the appointment of three executives to its Senior Management Team.  Tim Theobalds joins as finance director, Steven Standring as sales director and Tim Cox has been appointed technical services director.  The appointments strengthen the management team at one of UK’s fastest growing managed services providers.

Commented Carmen Carey, CEO ControlCircle: “We are thrilled to welcome three high-calibre individuals to our expanding team.  All have been part of high-performance teams in previous roles and have the experience, ambition and talent to help us achieve our goal of becoming the UK’s foremost managed services provider.  With our proven ability to address the complex IT outsourcing needs of global enterprises, our mission is to be the market leader in the delivery of high quality managed and cloud services.”

Tim Theobalds will head up the day-to-day finance activities at ControlCircle and joins from Microsoft Advertising where he held senior roles as business manager, business excellence director and financial controller.  Prior, he held senior finance management positions at O2 Online and BT Wireless/BT Europe.

Steve Standring is appointed to lead the sales team and drive the company’s growth strategy, expanding routes to market through direct and indirect sales channels.  He has a proven track record spanning a 20-year career in international IT sales and sales leadership roles in fast growing technology companies such as Tivoli Systems (now IBM), Compuware and

Tim Cox will lead the technical services team focusing on the delivery of client satisfaction, service excellence and technical innovation.  Tim is a senior information systems and technology leader with over 20 years of global experience.  He has held senior roles at Global Crossing including director IT solutions architecture & delivery, director IS infrastructure service and solutions and director IT operations and infrastructure engineering.

ControlCircle was founded ten years ago and has achieved consistent growth of over 40% per year.  The firm secured £6 million growth capital investment from venture capital firm Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) in 2010.  ControlCircle was recently named NetApp’s Service Partner of the Year for UK and Ireland and has been acknowledged by The Sunday Times Fast Track 100, Deloitte EMEA 500 and awarded the Best Companies Two Star accreditation.

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