Logicalis Australia appoints John Griffin as Chief Technology Officer

Australia, Apr 29, 2024

Melbourne, Australia – 29 April 2024: Logicalis Australia, a leading global technology services provider, has announced the appointment of John Griffin as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in a strategic move that underscores the organisation's commitment to innovation and excellence in the rapidly evolving IT landscape.  

John brings a wealth of experience in technology, product management, and operations, with more than 10 years of experience in senior leadership and executive roles. John's leadership will accelerate Logicalis Australia's transition towards cloud-based, secure, and service-based IT solutions, empowering the business to remain competitive and continue providing value to its customers as their needs evolve.

Logicalis Australia recognises the need for adaptive and forward-thinking strategies to stay ahead of important IT transformation for enhancing its own operations, and to deliver to customers’ business needs. Recently released insights from Logicalis’ CIO Report 2024 found that 91 per cent of Australian CIOs struggle to analyse performance across their digital footprint and 62 per cent have experienced or anticipated digital transformation projects being cancelled or delayed due to cost constraints, demonstrating an appetite for flexible, cost-effective, data-driven solutions.  

John's operational focus centres on developing solutions to meet client challenges, improving delivery and operations, and making the work environment more rewarding for the Logicalis Australia team. His ability to build key technical relationships with strategic vendors and service providers will further enhance Logicalis Australia's capability to deliver leading technology solutions, ensuring it remains on the cutting-edge of innovation.

Anthony Woodward, chief executive officer, Logicalis Australia, said, “Logicalis Australia is excited to welcome John to the business. John’s strategic technology vision and execution capability aligns with the company’s objective to be the leading managed service provider (MSP) in Australia. John's proven leadership in technology transformations and his comprehensive experience in the sector make him an exceptional choice for CTO. His leadership will be a major asset for enhancing Logicalis Australia’s technology, service and value-driven leadership, further strengthening the company’s dedication to improving its market offerings.”

John Griffin said, “I am thrilled to join an organisation like Logicalis Australia that prides itself on a strong team ethos and a commitment to excellence. I look forward to leveraging my knowledge and experience to tackle our customers’ challenges, enhance our operational efficiency, and enrich our team's work environment.

"Focusing on modernising Logicalis Australia’s IT solutions through cloud-based, secure, and service-based technologies is crucial to delivering a future-ready service that evolves alongside the market. I am eager to lead the charge in embracing emerging technologies in further developing the company’s offerings to meet rapidly changing business needs and reinforcing Logicalis Australia’s strong market leadership." 

About Logicalis: 
We are Architects of Change™. We help organisations succeed in a digital-first world. At Logicalis, we harness our collective technology expertise to help our clients build a blueprint for success, so they can deliver sustainable outcomes that matter.

Our lifecycle services across cloud, connectivity, collaboration, and security are designed to help optimize operations, reduce risk, and empower employees.

As a global technology service provider, we deliver next-generation digital managed services, to provide our clients with real-time visibility and actionable insights across the performance of their digital ecosystem including availability, user experience, security, economic performance, and sustainability.

Our 7000+ ‘Architects of Change’ are based in 30 territories around the globe, helping our 10,000+ clients across a range of industry sectors, create sustainable outcomes through technology.

Logicalis has annualized revenues of $1.7 billion, from operations in Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, and Africa.

It is a division of Datatec Limited, listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, with revenues of over $4.6 billion. For more information visit www.logicalis.com

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