Presidio appoints Bríd Graham to lead business in Ireland
Presidio, a global digital services and solutions provider, with operations in Ireland, has announced the appointment of Bríd Graham as senior vice president (SVP) of Presidio Europe and APAC. This latest appointment will see Graham assume overall leadership for the Presidio business that operating out of Dublin, where it currently employs over 300 people.
Graham will be responsible for building Presidio’s offering to its customers where the business now provides a full spectrum of IT services and solutions, including digital infrastructure, cloud and cybersecurity.
Graham takes on her new role having served for the past two years as managing director of the product procurement division led out of Ireland. A key member of the management team of IT services company Arkphire before being acquired last year by Presidio, she played a central role in the success of the Arkphire business, growing the business’ multinational client base both in Ireland and internationally. Graham originally joined the Arkphire business in 2011 as an account manager for enterprise customers having previously worked in a similar role with IT business EDS.
Graham’s appointment now sees her take over from Paschal Naylor, former CEO and co-founder at Arkphire, who is retiring from his executive role after more than 40 years in the business. Naylor has been appointed to an advisory role where he can continue to provide his guidance and support to the business.
Commenting on the appointments, Bob Cagnazzi, Chief Executive Officer of Presidio said: “Supporting our multinational clients and growing internationally is a key priority for Presidio, and we are thrilled to have Bríd bring her talent and passion for providing the best possible customer experiences to this strategically important leadership role.
“The Arkphire business, now known as Presidio Europe is providing us with the ideal platform from which to grow out our international presence. Huge credit goes to the exceptional contribution of Paschal as co-founder of Arkphire for his foresight and hard work in building a great business. We are delighted to have Paschal’s continuity with the business and look forward to working with him in his new role.”
Commenting on her new appointment, Graham said: “I look forward to working with Bob and the rest of the Presidio team in building the Presidio brand internationally and bringing the full breadth of our IT offerings and expertise to our global customer base.”
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