Distributor Exertis has named Liz Greenwood as UK IT director, reporting to Richard Hinds, Exertis UK&I, chief operating officer. Greenwood joins from Royal Mail Group, having spent almost eight years with the company most recently as business IT director for Parcelforce Worldwide. Prior to that, she worked at Fujitsu Services for seven years in a variety of senior IT and business roles and at Siemens for five years. She will have responsibility to continue to drive the overall service and performance improvements associated with the UK IT function. In addition, she will play a lead role in defining the company’s future SAP roadmap and critically how the solution is used to deliver value across all areas of the business.
“I am delighted to welcome Liz to lead our UK IT team. She has over twenty years’ experience of delivering global digital transformations and significant cultural change across IT and business functions in a variety of industry sectors,” said Hinds. “We are in the midst of a large-scale infrastructure deployment in addition to a number of key projects to support our people across several remote offices across the country, so Liz’s appointment is timely.”
“I am looking forward to the challenge of leading a very professional and talented UK IT team. It’s an exciting time to be joining such an entrepreneurial business that has experienced rapid growth and undertaken a number of acquisitions in the last few years. From an IT perspective, it presents some exciting opportunities to help transform and modernise key aspects of the business that can increase productivity and provide an even better service to customers,” said Greenwood.