Stafford will lead the company's global services delivery organization, which provides integrated solutions in security, cloud and infrastructure, applications and business process services. Stafford will join the company on April 19 and report directly to Peter Altabef, president and CEO of Unisys.
Stafford brings a 30-year track record of successfully delivering innovative IT and business process services on a global scale. During his career, he has held a number of senior executive roles across the technology industry, led large global delivery teams and been a champion for leadership development.
Most recently, Stafford was a senior managing director at Accenture, where he led the firm's Global Delivery Network for Technology. In that role, he headed a team of more than 100,000 professionals in more than 20 countries and served as a member of the global leadership team for Accenture's technology business. Previously at Accenture, Stafford led the delivery centers in Asia Pacific and delivery teams globally.
Prior to Accenture, Stafford was the chief operating officer for Xchanging Procurement Services, as well as a chief technology officer at Virgin Group. He was also a partner in Deloitte Consulting's technology practice and held leadership positions at Computacenter and Andersen Consulting.
"Andy is an outstanding addition to our leadership team. His experience and style in leading large, integrated, global teams will be instrumental in enhancing our offerings, and improving our competitiveness and positioning in the marketplace," said Altabef. "Andy's appointment, along with Monday's announcement of Inder Singh as our new leader for Marketing and Strategy, serve to highlight our success in adding proven leaders with strong track records of achievement."
"I look forward to working with the Unisys team to accelerate innovation as we bring deep security, cloud and analytics expertise to everything we do," Stafford said. "Now is the right time for me to join Unisys and combine my experience in leading global teams with the company's technical capabilities and strategic vision to drive growth for our clients."
Unisys is a global information technology company that works with many of the world's largest companies and government organizations to solve their most pressing IT and business challenges. Unisys specializes in providing integrated, leading-edge solutions to clients in the government, financial services and commercial markets. With more than 20,000 employees serving clients around the world, Unisys offerings include cloud and infrastructure services, application services, security solutions, and high-end server technology. For more information, visit www.unisys.com.
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