Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HPQ) announced today it has chosen Peter Galanis as the new chief executive office and president of HP Canada.
In a press release, Hewlett-Packard said about appointing Galanis:
"Galanis previously served as director of global accounts for HP's Manufacturing & Distribution Industries business in the central region. He was responsible for building HP's presence in these industries, as well as developing strong client relationships and sales teams. Galanis brings more than 18 years of IT industry and enterprise experience to his new role. He joined HP in 2006, after serving in various sales, channel and marketing positions at EMC, Xerox and Sun Microsystems."
"Peter has a remarkable track record of delivering exceptional and sustainable business results," added Thomas E. Hogan, executive vice president, Enterprise Sales, Marketing and Strategy, at the company. "His leadership experience, deep enterprise knowledge and passion for clients make him the right leader to continue driving HP's growth and leadership position in Canada."
Former CEO of HP Canada, Paul Tsaparis, will be vice president of technology support for HP Enterprise Business in the Americas region. Tsaparis will be charged with growing the technology support business in the Americas. He headed up HP Canada since 1998.
Galanis will be in charge of all the HP operations in Canada, which includes seeking out joint ventures and partnerships to expand the HP brand in Canada.
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