Matrix42 appoint James Johnson as Country Manager to drive UK market growth
Tasked with driving business forward and increasing revenue for workspace management solutions
Matrix42, a top provider of software for workspace management, today announced the appointment of James Johnson as the UK Country Manager. Johnson’s main goals will be to drive revenue and profitability growth in the UK market, expand the channel presence and increase market penetration for the Matrix suite of smart workspace management solutions. With 19 years of experience in the IT industry, Johnson was previously the Managing Director and Founder of Orange Street Software, a South African ICT services and solutions organisation, where he was responsible for driving growth at more than 40% year on year, a target achieved for over half a decade. Prior to this he worked at Datacentrix as a Senior Account Manager and First Technology as an Account Manager. Michael Schmidt, COO at Matrix42 said, “The UK remains a strategically important market for Matrix42 and in James Johnson we have attracted an experienced professional of the highest caliber. He brings a wealth of experience of building and expanding profitable businesses. I am looking forward to seeing James apply his outstanding track record of driving growth through direct and indirect sales, to the challenge of broadening our market penetration in the UK. He has a clear vision of how to achieve these goals by working with the existing channel and recruiting new partners that are keen to grow their business with our workspace management solutions.” James Johnson, UK Country Manager at Matrix42 added, “There is significant demand in the UK for smarter workspace management solutions. I was attracted to Matrix42 by the opportunity of working with workspace management solutions that have been designed for the clever enterprise. It gives businesses control across all devices, applications and user workspaces through a single, integrated and intuitive system – which is unique in my experience. I know that I am joining a great team and it is clear from the analyst research where Matrix42 is regarded as a visionary leader, that we have the solutions and the vision to sustain our leadership position.” Johnson will develop the existing partners, drive new end-customer interest in Matrix42’s solutions, and ensure it has the local presence and skill to back-up its position as a visionary leader by becoming a leader in “Ability to Execute” in the next 18 months.