SÃO PAULO and BLUE BELL, Pa., Oct. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced Eduardo Almeida has joined the company as Vice President and General Manager for Latin America. In this role, Eduardo will be responsible for leading and expanding Unisys business in the region, which currently represents 10 percent of the company's global revenue. Almeida is based in São Paulo and reports directly to Eric Hutto, senior vice president and president, Enterprise Solutions.
Almeida brings to Unisys more than 20 years of experience in the information technology industry, having worked in multicultural environments and on international projects in countries including Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Chile and Peru. He held increasingly prominent positions during his 19 years with Cisco, having led functions including sales, marketing, services and channels for the Latin American region. Almeida also led Extreme Networks operations in Brazil and Southern Cone, and most recently served as general sales director at Genesys.
Almeida holds a Computer Science degree from Universidade Mackenzie and a specialization in Marketing and Business strategy from FIA (Fundação Instituto de Administração). He also earned a Master of Business Administration from FGV (Fundação Getúlio Vargas).
"We are thrilled that Eduardo will lead our Unisys team in Latin America as we strive to achieve the high growth potential that the region offers," said Hutto. "Throughout Eduardo's career, what has marked his success is his ability to develop and lead strong teams while intensely focusing on client success. Through building long-term relationships with clients and partners and leveraging Unisys' leading portfolio of products and solutions, Eduardo and his team will help our clients achieve the outcome they most desire: business success through digital transformation."
"I am very excited to join Unisys at this moment in time. Its almost 100-year journey in the Latin America region and the strategic relationships created with clients position the company in a distinguished way to grow with the current market, in which data analytic technologies, cloud, managed services and protection against cyber threats are increasingly present and demand strategic relations among companies," said Almeida. "This dynamic and Unisys' domain expertise in key vertical industries reinforce my belief that we have an extraordinary opportunity in the Latin American market for Unisys to follow a journey of growth and expansion."
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