- Our Company
- Our Company - Overview and history
- Our History
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Emma is doing a fantastic job pulling together the team and really driving results. She is an asset to the team
- Our Services - Partnering with clients for outstanding results
- Integration & Separation
- Business & Organisational Change
- devX - DevOps Strategy and Mastery
- Data Migration
- Data Management & Maturity
- Data Centre Optimisation
- Data Network Cost Optimisation
- Service Management Transformation
- Portfolio & Programme Assurance
- Flexible Infrastructure Managed Services
- Testing Strategy & Execution
- Implementation Management
- Market Data Optimisation
- Interim Management
I would like to add that is had been a pleasure working with you and the whole Xceed team and I would like to thank you for your dedication and hard work
- Our Solutions -
- adX Application Discovery Accelerator
- mX Datacentre Migration
- mX Migration as a Service
- mX Cloud Migration
- Proceed Practice
- Proceed Toolset
- Proceed Event Management
- Proceed CoE
The Xceed team have an ability to think and act in an agile manner
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Rob delivers a consistent and dedicated performance at all times. He has been a asset to the team and has built very positive relationships with the stakeholders he works with as well as the project team.
Very impressed Xceed has done a great job; extremely professional delivery.
- Contact Us
Many thanks Melvyn again, you and your team are doing a superb job
- Phone Xceed
London +44 (0) 20 7480 0030
New York +1-646-329-7940
Edinburgh +44 (0) 131 230 0104
Dublin +35 314433356
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Its has been a pleasure to work alongside Paul and to have him as one of my stakeholders, a true professional in all areas of his work, along with unique issue resolution skills. I would have no hesitation in recommending Paul to any other part of the group or external companies and I hope we will work together in the near future.
Our Management Team
- Professional, Commercial, Delivery People
Managing Director, New York
Head of Sales (UK)
Executive Vice President, FIMS & IBM Sales
Managing Director - Scotland
Chief of Staff
Director, Practice Delivery
Head of Operations
Global Head of Finance & Operations
US Resourcing Manager
Head of Product Development & Innovation
Head of Resourcing Management
Segment Sales Director
US Operations Director
Paul Foy - Client Director
Paul is an experienced sales professional and has spent his career working in the Information & Communications Technology and Consultancy sectors. He has worked in both the private and public sector and gained experience in customer services, marketing, strategy and commercial management before moving into Sales, where he has successfully grown key strategic client relationships and developed new business over the last 12 years. Paul’s customer focus, strong business acumen and sales experience enable him to understand and match client requirements to the right solutions and capabilities in a way that maximises the value to the client. At Xceed Group, Paul is responsible for developing business and relationships with both existing and new clients. A keen football fan and enthusiast, he lives in Buckinghamshire with his wife and three children.
Alison Marwick - Client Director
Alison is an accomplished, consultative Client Director with almost 20 years of sales, marketing and management experience in IT & Telecommunications. Her IT career started when she joined Morse Group, and since then she has worked at BT Global Services, Internet for Business and Level 3 Communications. She has sold IT and communications services to all sizes of companies both in the UK and internationally across most industry verticals; with most of the past 10 years being focussed on the Oil & Gas industry.
Alison’s experience in direct sales, working with and managing partners and taking new services to market is invaluable for her role at Xceed Group. She is responsible for new business sales as well as building partner relationships with Service companies as a route to market.
Jim Hennigan - Director of Sales
Jim is a highly successful senior executive with proven organisational leadership abilities in both technical and commercial disciplines. He has extensive knowledge across a broad range of technologies and business domains including Business & Organisational Change Management & Executive Leadership and he is a recognised authority on automated multi-channel contact centre solutions. He has a wealth of knowledge and a passion for Cloud Computing that he has developed over a number of years operating with SaaS (Software as a Service) and PaaS (Platform as a Service). Jim has comprehensive international experience, notably in establishing and leading organisations spanning diverse cultural and economic environments.
Jim has operated as a Plc Board Director and brings a wealth of negotiation and facilitation experience to his role at Xceed Group having worked with organisations as diverse as Apple, Thomson Reuters, Marks & Spencer and Worldpay.
Stuart Riley - Chief of Staff
Stuart has held senior roles in programme delivery and business management in a career spanning over 18yrs of sustained achievement. A proven track record of driving efficiencies and tangible improvements in IT capabilities, added to a successful history of leading business engagement mean Stuart brings a deep understanding of business, finance and technical requirements to his role as Practice Director at Xceed Group.
His combination of in-house and consultancy experience and the proven ability to deliver transformative initiatives, at both a tactical and strategic level, while maintaining critical business services enable Stuart to help customers achieve meaningful change without disrupting business
Formerly with Thomson Reuters, Stuart’s expertise is deepest across Financial Services but he has applied his experience successfully in a range of industries. At Xceed Group Stuart heads up the Proceed Practice focused on complex project, programme and change management. A keen cyclist and trial runner Stuart lives in Hampshire with his wife and three children
John Fornieri - Managing Director, Americas
John brings over 30 years experience in information technology and business operations. He has an excellent track record in program, project and people management resulting in many successful implementations of new technologies, product lines and business models. He has extensive international experience with IT enabled initiatives resulting in operational and human resource efficiencies and business successes.
John has worked at Chief Executive and Director level and is currently the Managing Director of Xceed Consultancy Services Inc., an Xceed Group Company, based in New York.
Peter Frigault - Director, Practice Delivery
Peter is a management professional with 25 years experience in the Financial Services industry. Proven track record in IT Operations, Networks and Customer Service Delivery. Extensive experience in transformation programs leveraging Data Centre and Network rationalization. Successful completion of Data Center optimization projects including managing product capabilities and migrations to next generation customer facing networks.
Multi-disciplined leader with problem solving across corporate organizations, is currently Director of Practice Delivery for Xceed Consultancy Services Inc., an Xceed Group Company, based in New York.
Maureen Rowley - US Resourcing Manager
Maureen is a Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist with 15 years’ experience in Recruitment and Human Resources with a focus on Technology Recruiting for fortune 500 companies. After starting her career with Sony Music Entertainment as a Senior Corporate Buyer where she was responsible for corporate purchasing and supplier contract negotiations, she joined CCN Resources. CCN is a boutique consulting firm in NYC. Maureen was responsible for recruiting technology professionals for clients in the media, retail, government, manufacturing and financial sectors. She demonstrated proven success in sourcing and hiring IT Professionals at all levels across many disciplines such as Engineering, Project Management, Architecture and Development.
Maureen joined Xceed in September 2014 as the US Resourcing Manager. She is responsible for sourcing and hiring top IT Talent for Xceed's growing business in the United States. Maureen is an excellent communicator with strong interviewing, negotiation, networking and relationship management skills. She has built a track record of successfully matching talented IT Professionals with career opportunities.
John Birch - Executive Vice President, WW IBM Service
Building on his history with IBM, John has taken a partner role with Xceed Group aimed at growing a relationship with IBM globally, with a specific focus on partnering with IBM's outsource accounts to improve CSAT, revenue, and profitability. John has been working with IBM’s SO teams since the mid 2000s when he was at NovusCG, continuing while inside IBM where he co-invented a patented new approach to ITSM, and later as part of GlassHouse. John’s responsibilities at Xceed include the build out and management of regional sales and delivery teams, full P/L ownership, and achievement of growth and margin targets.
John comes to Xceed Group from GlassHouse Technologies, Inc where he was Managing Director of a consulting and managed services practice partnering with IBM. John grew his practice from $2m to $10m over the previous 2 years. Prior to GlassHouse, John was the Sales Integration Executive responsible for a 30+ sales team responsible for selling IBM’s Storage Services assets across the US and Canada. John came to IBM through the acquisition of Novus Consulting Group. Joining the founders of Novus early on, John was instrumental in the development of much of the software and IP assets of Novus, and was responsible for developing and owning the corporate relationships with IBM, Sun, EDS, EMC, and HDS, and led Novus’ 2007 launch in EMEA. Through these efforts, John was key to the eventual acquisition of Novus by IBM in 2007.
Prior to NovusCG, John served in multiple roles IT-focused roles in the government and private sector. In his 14 years of commercial and government experience, Mr. Birch has held engineering, sales, program management and IT positions with a variety of companies, including Nortel Networks, Xerox Professional Services, Documentum, and Lockheed Martin.
Andy Boyes - Managing Director - Scotland
At Xceed Group, Andy is the Managing Director of Scotland. Andy has over 28 years’ experience in large scale business and IT transformation across financial services, energy, and retail industries. He has shaped and delivered major customer facing change programmes at a variety of market leading organisations including The Royal Bank of Scotland, Liffe (now part of ICE), BP, British Airways, and Marks & Spencer. He takes an outcome based approach to transformation, working in close partnership with clients to ensure that maximum value is delivered.
Andy started his career at Accenture, and for 18 years he was a consultant and partner at management consultancy The Berkeley Partnership. During his time at Berkeley he held responsibility at various points for business development, finance and recruitment. Andy has also held senior line roles at a major UK retail bank and a FTSE 100 data and analytics company, where he was responsible for one of their largest strategic financial services clients.
Marcel Frei - Global Head of Finance & Operations
Marcel first joined Xceed as Finance Assistant in 2010. Soon after, he started running all management accounts for the US and Scotland subsidiaries. He progressed to join a “Magic Circle” law firm in November 2012, where he worked in the tax and partnership function. He was the accountant for the largest pool of partners which spanned Germany, France, UK, Netherlands, Belgium and Poland. He enjoyed dealing with many different internal and external stakeholders both locally and globally. In December 2013 Marcel re-joined Xceed as the Group Finance Manager. As a rapidly growing firm with new services, solutions and structure Xceed needed some new reporting models. He has a proven track record of meeting tight deadlines and high quality output. Marcel thrives on building strong relationships with our clients, partners and suppliers and is able to get the best out of the management team with his persistence and humour.
Rachna Farma - Head of Operations
Rachna is a highly experienced and efficient operations leader with strong customer, supplier and stakeholder management skills. After over 10 years leading large operational teams at RBS, Rachna joined Xceed Group as Senior Business Operations Manager. Using her experience of Lean methodologies and principles Rachna focuses on ensuring process quality, compliance and continual improvement, both internally and for our customers. Rachna’s background in a heavily regulated industry, combined with her Law Degree and Contract Management experience help her team to fly through compliance reviews and ISO audits with commendations from auditors. At Xceed Group Rachna is responsible for setting direction and delivering our Corporate Social Responsibility and People Agendas. She also oversees Customer, Contract and Consultant on-boarding along with Event and Facilities Management. With a history of delivering measurable improvements across all areas of her role, Rachna is an important part of our Central Functions leadership team.
Tariq Surty - Product Manager
George Aslansis - IT Manager
Brian Robertson - Head of Resourcing Management
Dan Arnold - Segment Sales Director
Mike Yelvington - US Operations Director