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SAN ANTONIO, March 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rackspace® today announced it has hired Sandy Hogan as executive vice president and managing director of the Americas. Hogan, a technology industry veteran with nearly 20 years of experience, will focus on executing a customer-centric, go-to-market approach aimed at accelerating revenue and customer growth throughout the Americas. Hogan will serve as a member of the Rackspace executive leadership team and report directly to CEO, Joe Eazor.
“As the market leader for the Americas, Sandy will play a crucial role in helping customers accelerate the value of the cloud at every phase of their digital transformation journey,” said Joe Eazor, CEO of Rackspace. “She is a passionate leader who believes in using technology to create value for customers and has focused her distinguished career on delivering outstanding customer experiences, which aligns perfectly with our commitment to Fanatical Experience™.”
Prior to joining Rackspace, Hogan served as senior vice president and general manager for the Americas at HERE Technologies. In her role, she was responsible for building and executing a customer-first, go-to-market strategy that helped shape the direction of the company. Prior to HERE, Hogan spent almost 15 years at Cisco in a variety of go-to-market and transformation roles helping customers improve their business outcomes.
“This is an exciting time in Rackspace’s journey,” said Hogan. “We have a significant market opportunity in front of us. The company continues to make tremendous strides in strengthening its Americas go-to-market strategy. I’m excited to be part of delivering business outcomes for customers and driving growth for Rackspace, with the ultimate goal of becoming the best technology services company in the world.”
For additional information on Sandy Hogan and her new role at Rackspace, please see the “5 Q’s for Sandy Hogan” blog post.
At Rackspace, we accelerate the value of the cloud during every phase of digital transformation. By managing apps, data, security and multiple clouds, we are the best choice to help customers get to the cloud, innovate with new technologies and maximize their IT investments. As a recognized Gartner Magic Quadrant leader, we are uniquely positioned to close the gap between the complex reality of today and the promise of tomorrow. Passionate about customer success, we provide unbiased expertise, based on proven results, across all the leading technologies. And across every interaction worldwide, we deliver Fanatical Experience.™ Rackspace has been honored by Fortune, Forbes, Glassdoor and others as one of the best places to work. Learn more at www.rackspace.com or call 1-800-961-2888.