Logicalis appoints Catriona Walkerden, Vice President for Global Marketing, to drive transformation agenda

April 22nd, 2021 – Logicalis, a leading international IT solutions and managed service provider, today announces that Catriona Walkerden is making the transition from her current role as National Marketing Lead of Logicalis Australia to VP, Global Marketing for Logicalis Group.   

Cat joined Logicalis two years ago as National Marketing Lead for the Australian operation. Before that, she spent two decades in senior regional and global marketing roles for Optus, Whispir, Cisco, Sybase and Oracle.

Catriona will be tasked with the profitable growth of the Logicalis brand, including marketing, analyst relations, PR, and go-to-market strategy.  She will work alongside COO Michael Chanter and his leadership team to create the vision and strategy that underpins Logicalis’ transformation journey.

On her appointment, Catriona says, “The opportunity and challenge ahead fills me with excitement; I’m keen to accelerate the strategy and transformation goals of Logicalis group as its global marketing leader whilst creating a sustainable brand for the future.  I’ll be joining a global team of elite technology marketing professionals, and together we’ll build on the great work we’ve already started, to become the architects of change our customers need, across the world”.

Michael Chanter, Logicalis COO, states, “Catriona brings extensive marketing experience in leading regional teams, building out successful brands and developing go-to-market strategies to drive growth. She has already played a  pivotal role in leading the rollout of our first global lifecycle solution – the Production Ready Cloud Platform – and has worked alongside me over the past two years in the Australian market, elevating our channel relationships and brand.  Catriona will be an asset in driving the growth and evolution of the global brand as we build out our transformation mission”.

Catriona will relocate to the group UK headquarters before the current financial year close in February 2022.

About Logicalis

Logicalis is an international solutions provider of digital services currently accelerating the digital transformation of its 10,000 customers around the world.

Through a globally connected network of specialist hubs, sector-leading experts (in education, financial services, government, healthcare, manufacturing, professional services, retail and telecommunications) and strategic partnerships (including Cisco, Microsoft, HPE, IBM, NetApp, Oracle, ServiceNow, and VMware), Logicalis has more than 6,500 employees focused on understanding customer priorities and enhancing their experience.

As Architects of Change, Logicalis’ focus is to design, support, and execute customers’ digital transformation by bringing together their vision with its technological expertise and industry insights. The company, through its deep knowledge in key IT industry drivers such as Security, Cloud, Data Management and IoT, can address customer priorities such as revenue and business growth, operational efficiency, innovation, risk and compliance, data governance and sustainability.  

The Logicalis Group has annualised revenues of $1.7 billion, from operations in Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, and Africa. It is a division of Datatec Limited, listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, with revenues of over $4.3 billion.

For more information: https://www.logicalis.com/