Mike Norris

Chief Executive Officer

Mike Norris has been Computacenter’s Chief Executive since 1994.

 

As well as spearheading the Group’s strategy and growth ambitions, he is responsible for ensuring the company delivers value to its customers and shareholders. Mike joined Computacenter’s sales team in 1984 after graduating from university. He went on to hold a number of roles before taking over the management reins in 1994. Mike has a degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of East Anglia and was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science from Hertfordshire University.

 

Chris Jehle

Group Chief Financial Officer

Responsible for all Group financial activities, Chris Jehle joined Computacenter on 1 June 2023.

Chris graduated with a degree from Augsburg University and holds a dual MBA from Mannheim Business School in Germany and ESSEC in France. He was previously at Experian where he was the CFO for the UK&I region and the Global Software Business. Chris has more than 25 years in the IT and Software industry in Europe, Japan, Singapore, US and the UK and has held various senior Finance and Consulting positions in Fujitsu-Siemens, Accenture and SAP.

Lieven Bergmans

Group Chief Commercial Officer

As Group Chief Commercial Officer, Lieven is responsible for inside sales, supply chain services and partner management.

Lieven joined Computacenter in 2000 as Head of the Consulting Division of the Belgian subsidiary. In 2008, he was appointed Managing Director of Computacenter Benelux. He was responsible for aligning the local business with the company's portfolio of services and group solutions and increasing market share. From 2015 to 2022, he brought stability and growth to the French entity, taking on additional responsibilities for the growth of Computacenter in Europe (outside of Germany and the UK).

 

John Beard

Managing Director, Western Europe

John leads Computacenter’s business across the UK & Ireland, France, Belgium, Switzerland and the Netherlands, and is accountable for all customer relationships and engagements in the region.

He joined Computacenter’s inaugural graduate scheme in 1995. He quickly became one of the youngest recipients of the company’s award for exceptional sales achievement. By 2006, he was Computacenter’s top national Account Manager, and just two years later, he was the top national Client Director. John has headed up a variety of Computacenter’s vertical sectors managing a number of the UK&I’s largest customers, and ran the Services Sales function, leading Specialist Sales teams across the UK&I. Prior to his current role he was Group Chief Commercial Officer.

Neil Hall

President, Computacenter North America

Neil leads Computacenter’s North American business.
Neil joined Computacenter in 2001 with the acquisition of GE-CITS UK, and has held leadership positions in the UK and Germany for more than 15 years.

From 2013 – 2016, Neil led the Group’s strategic development in contractual services, including architecture, commercial offerings and client engagements. Between 2016 - 2022 he successfully lead our UK and Ireland business as Managing Director.

Sarah Long

Group Chief People Officer

Sarah has over 25 years’ experience in the Tech industry.  She originally joined Computacenter in 1996 and spent 12 years in various Sales and Service Leadership roles.  Between 2008 and 2018 she consulted to a number of Tech organisations across Europe, advising on Strategic Growth and Organisational Change.  Sarah re-joined Computacenter in March 2019 to lead the Group People Strategy and in-country HR functions.  Sarah graduated from Manchester University with a degree in Technology and Design.

Reiner Louis

Managing Director Group Professional Services

Since 2023, Reiner Louis has led the global Professional Services organisation at Computacenter. In this role, he is responsible for the expansion of the Group-wide Professional Services business.

Reiner Louis joined Computacenter in 1994 as Head of Customer Services and held various management positions in the following years, including sales and consulting. In addition, he was responsible for the development and implementation of the Service Management systems at Computacenter.

In 2013 Reiner was responsible for the entire business in Germany as Country Head Germany and Spokesman of the Management Board.

Julie O'Hara

Managing Director Managed Services

Julie is responsible for the delivery of services to Computacenter’s customers worldwide.

Re-joining Computacenter in 2014, Julie was responsible for all services delivered to UK clients, extending her scope globally in 2017. Julie spent 2 years at Colt as VP for Services and Solutions, where she ran Managed Service Management, Contract Management, Consultants and Architects across Europe. Prior to this, she worked at Computacenter and IBM in a number of technical service and sales-related positions, and has been in the IT industry for almost 30 years.

Fraser Phillips

Group Legal and Compliance Director

As Computacenter’s Group Legal and Compliance Director, Fraser advises on large services engagements, particularly those involving multiple partners. He took on his current role in 2013 after a six-year tenure as Head of Legal in the UK. Fraser qualified as a barrister in 1997 and has extensive experience in structuring, negotiating and drafting commercial agreements.

Mo Siddiqi

Group Development Director

Mo is responsible for Computacenter’s Strategy, Marketing and the development of smaller & new country markets.

Since joining Computacenter in 1997, he has held a number of senior sales and operational roles, notably leading the company’s international development for over 15 years. Mo has helped to shape the company’s global positioning through a mixture of organic growth, customer wins, business start-ups and acquisitions.

John Gibbs

Chief Information Officer

Responsible for all of Computacenter’s systems and infrastructure. With over 30 years’ experience in Information Technology, John joined Computacenter in July 2023.

Jim Yeats

Group Commercial Management & Assurance Director

Jim joined Computacenter in May 2018 and is responsible for Service Design, Transition and Transformation, and Service Management in all Group Operating Countries and is also a member of the Group Executive Committee. Jim was previously at Accenture for 10 years, where his most recent role was Global Quality and Risk Managing Director for Accenture’s Health and Public Services (H&PS) business. Jim has also held a number of other leadership roles including, Chief Executive Officer of Edinfor at LOGICACMG; Vice President for IT and Customer Services at TXU; and an Associate Partner at Andersen Consulting. Jim has a BA (Honours) in Natural Science from Cambridge University.