Sean Sears appointed as Park Place Technologies Managing Director for EMEA
April 12, 2019
April 12, 2019 – Park Place Technologies, the world’s largest post-warranty data centre maintenance company, today announced Sean Sears as its new Managing Director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Since 1991, Park Place Technologies has provided an alternative to post-warranty storage, server and networking hardware maintenance for IT data centres. As the world’s largest post-warranty data centre maintenance firm, Park Place supports 15,200 organisations in 141 countries. Headquartered in Cleveland, US, Park Place employs 1,200+ people across the globe.
As Managing Director of the region, Sean will oversee the company’s continued growth in EMEA, with a focus on ensuring constant customer satisfaction and implementing operational efficiencies.
With over 30 years’ IT experience, most recently Sean led Park Place’s business operations in Canada as Vice President for the region. Prior to this, he has held leadership roles at several blue-chip organisations including Nortel Networks, American Express and Vonage. As Vice President of Operations & Technology at Vonage Canada, Sean led the expansion of the company’s networks, facilities management, supply chain management, emergency services, application development and management information systems.
“I’m excited to lead the exceptional EMEA team into its next phase of growth,” said Sean Sears, Managing Director EMEA, Park Place Technologies. “In just under four years, Park Place has undergone tremendous expansion in this market already, and I look forward to cultivating this further as we build upon our maintenance offering and expand our remote triage service platform, ParkView™. I’m looking forward to continuing to provide the best quality service and most innovative solutions to boost data centre hardware productivity and performance for our EMEA customers.”
“Sean joins an extremely robust team in EMEA, which has grown rapidly over the past few years,” said Chris Adams, President and CEO of Park Place Technologies. “He has a proven track record for driving business excellence and growth, and his work in Canada is testament to this. We are delighted to have him join our EMEA region and look forward to him thriving alongside the team as Park Place works to continue its global expansion.”