Sofigate builds on UK market success
Press release 25/5/17
Sofigate UK strengthens UK operations with top tier Director Peter Truman
Sofigate, previously 3gamma, a leading provider of people, practices and tools for digitalisation and transformation, is strengthening its operations in the United Kingdom securing Peter Truman as a new Director. Peter will help to drive growth and further market success for Sofigate in the UK – listed as one of the top 1,000 organisations to inspire Europe by the Financial Times – building on successful career within technology.
Peter joins having held the position of Chief Information Officer (CIO) with British high street retailer, Wilko and will bring with him to Sofigate powerful technology and digital strategy, large scale enterprise architecture, organisational and governance experience. Peter has also held previous roles within Capgemini, Ideagen Software and Sema Group.
Sofigate’s recent merger with 3gamma will create a leading IT management organisation with operations across 5 countries with Sami Karkkila, CEO of Sofigate commenting on Peter’s appointment, “In order to achieve the effective and progressive management of IT and in leading digitalisation, organisations typically need to undergo profound changes – if they do not, they will miss major opportunities. People of Peter’s calibre are key to our ability to enable change through technology in organisations across Europe”.
Ben Wales, Managing Director of Sofigate UK, previously 3gamma UK, has overseen positive growth in the market over a number of years, establishing a strong track record within transformative services including strategy, governance, emerging technologies, GDPR, risk & assurance and operational excellence. Ben comments, “Sofigate UK already operates within a diverse range of sectors providing innovative services and leadership to the marketplace, Peter’s skillset has been identified as a key contributor to further evolving these services and strengthening the overall business’ value proposition to help us take the next step across the United Kingdom and Europe”.
“Sofigate offers a great vision of what the world looks like in the future and I am eager to help turn that vision into reality. Technology is of increasing importance not only within businesses but society as a whole and the opportunity to contribute to working with organisations that share my passion for transformation and positive change is a fantastic one.” Commented Peter Truman, Director.
Sofigate, founded in 2003, is the biggest IT management and business technology company in the Northern EuropeWe design, build and run operations to maximize the value of technology. We have experienced people, real life concepts and best tools to deliver concrete and sustainable business results. Sofigate UK, based in London, has 21 employees. Sofigate Group, operating in Denmark, Sweden, Finland and the UK, has 400 employees. In 2016, Sofigate Group’s pro forma revenue for 2016 was 50 million euros. www.sofigate.com
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