3i Infotech, a global provider of IT solutions, has appointed Ian Hallam as Chief Executive Officer, 3i Infotech Western Europe and bolstered its existing senior management team as the business seeks to develop its commercial footprint within continental Europe.
The appointment marks an important milestone in the evolution of the European business and underlines 3i Infotech's long-standing commitment to its loyal and well-established customer base and positions the company for further international growth.
Ian has worked within the UK operation for over 12 years, most recently as Director of rhymeSIGHT and brings a wealth of industry experience and understanding to the post. Reporting directly to Som Sarma, Head of Global IT Services, Ian is well placed to ensure that the needs of the individual customer and the vision of the wider global business remain focused on a single, unifying goal.
Commenting on his appointment, Ian Hallam said, "Over the past fifteen years, we have worked hard to develop a trusted, well-established brand within the European financial technology markets. Since day one, we have always believed that the key to success has been through developing a unique understanding and insight into our customers' businesses and their specialist fields of expertise and it's satisfying to note that as our commercial offering continues to develop, this core philosophy still rings true to this day.
"However, as the results of the recent market turmoil continue to play out on the international financial stage, it's important for our business to remain competitive and focused on the needs of our customers and the markets within which they operate. In my new role, I look forward to working closely with the senior team to address these challenges and enhance our existing footprint within the UK and continental Europe."
Following confirmation of Hallam's appointment, a number of additional appointments have taken place to further bolster the western European board. Effective immediately, Piers Farbrother becomes Director of rhymeSIGHTTM, replacing Ian, while Bob Whigham becomes Director of the Broking Systems services portfolio.