Chief Operating Officer, EMEA
Simon's responsibilities include accountability for delivering growth through meeting the needs of EMC's customers and driving transformation across EMEA towards a consultative solutions capability. His responsibilities include portfolio development, segmentation, sales, new customer acquisition, customer service and overall commercial accountability for the P/L. Simon reports to Adrian McDonald, EMC's EMEA President.
He is also Chairman of the 'Directors' Forum Alumni' - a not-for-profit organisation focused on the development and preparation of Non-executive Directors through an alliance between Spencer Stuart and the London Business School.
Prior to joining EMC, Simon was Executive Vice President and member of the Executive Committee for Colt Technology Services. He was also Non-Executive Director (and latterly stood-in as CEO) of MarketPrizm, a wholly-owned Colt subsidiary.
Previously, he was Managing Director of Computacenter UK Ltd., where he spent 17 years undertaking various field, central, operational and management positions, in sales, services and strategy.
Simon is married with two sons. He is keen on sport, particularly squash and sailing. He participates in sailing regattas around the world, enjoying the challenges and the team spirit on an ocean-going race yacht.