Westcon Group Inc. announced the promotion of Bill Hurley to executive vice president and CTO. Hurley, who joined Westcon Group in April of last year as its chief information officer, will continue reporting to president and CEO Dean Douglas. His new role will entail overseeing Westcon’s IT organization while identifying future technology investments.
“Westcon Group is a global, dynamic distribution business with its own very complex networking requirements. Since we have strategic relationships with companies like Microsoft, Cisco, EMC, NetApp, VMWare, Avaya and Nortel, we are able to leverage world-class technology solutions that help our business become more efficient,” said Hurley. “These solutions, which increasingly include technologies like virtualization, cloud computing, unified communications and Software as a Service (Saas), represent an enormous opportunity for our resellers around the world.”