Stefanini Announces John Shane as Sales Vice President
Largest Brazil-based IT Services company strengthens US leadership team with new executive hire
SOUTHFIELD, Mich., May 9, 2012 – Stefanini (www.stefanini.com), a leading global IT services company, today announced that John Shane has joined as Vice President of Sales, supporting Stefanini’s business development strategy in the company’s growing Midwest region.
Shane, who will be based at the company’s Southfield Michigan US headquarters, will report to North America CEO Antonio Moreira.
Brazil-based Stefanini – a global provider of onshore and nearshore IT consulting, integration and development, and outsourcing services – grew revenues by 20% in 2011 and is projecting accelerated revenue growth in 2012, with the US market identified as a key target. Shane is the latest in a series of management additions in support of growth in the region. In 2011, Stefanini added Sally A. Brandtneris as its new Chief Financial Officer.
Shane, who has over 20 years experience in the technology industry, was previously President and CEO of Tech Support Alliance, which provided ERP Consulting, BPI and IT infrastructure services to mid-market companies. Prior to Tech Support Alliance, John was Vice President of Sales for IT services provider Whittman-Hart and Haverstick, where he was responsible for sales and geographic expansion.
“John’s broad base of tech industry experience will be a valuable asset as Stefanini works to grow its base of customers in the US and find new ways to support our existing customers in the region, said Moreira. “John brings to Stefanini a proven track record of sales leadership success with prior global IT services companies.”
“Stefanini is clearly poised to expand its presence in the US in 2012, and I’m excited about the opportunity to be part of this growth,” said Shane. “I look forward to working with the team in the Midwest to deliver the company’s expanding portfolio of services to businesses throughout the region.”
Stefanini is a global IT services company with over 16,000 employees across 70 offices in 28 countries across America, Europe, Africa, Australia, and Asia. Since 1987, Stefanini has been providing offshore, onshore and nearshore IT services, including application outsourcing, IT infrastructure outsourcing (help desk support and desktop services), systems integration, consulting and strategic staffing to Fortune 1000 enterprises around the world.
With a base of over 500 active clients, including more than 300 multinationals, Stefanini maintains a strong presence in industries such as financial services, manufacturing, telecommunications, chemical, services, technology, public sector, and utilities. Clients benefit from Stefanini's financial stability, sustained year-over-year growth, and zero net debt. The corporate global headquarters is located in Sao Paulo, Brazil with European headquarters in Brussels and North American headquarters in metropolitan Detroit.