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Logicalis promotes Wayne Haylett to Global Cisco Alliance Director
Mon, 25th Sep 2023

Melbourne-based IT solutions provider, Logicalis, has announced the promotion of Wayne Haylett, to the role of Global Cisco Alliance Director. Highly respected within the firm, Haylett has been moved up from Logicalis Australia and will now be answering directly to Global VP Strategic Alliances, Richard Simmons.

As the new Global Cisco Alliance Director, Haylett is expected to manage all elements of Logicalis' strategic partnership with Cisco. A key part of his immediate role will focus on formulating and executing a forward-looking three-year strategic plan. Haylett is seen as a pivotal figure in enhancing the Cisco relationship and leveraging his specialist knowledge to lead the global team. His leadership style will foster best practices, drive greater regional collaboration, and ensure the support required to execute joint plans, mirroring the success of their latest joint initiative, the new suite of Cisco Powered Intelligent Connectivity managed services.

Commenting on his upliftment, Haylett expressed excitement about joining forces with Logicalis on a global scale. "As one of the six Cisco Global Gold partners, I feel a great sense of pride as I embrace my global role and actively contribute to the growth and expansion of our Cisco partnership," Haylett notes.

Richard Simmons, Global VP Strategic Alliances, Logicalis, also commented on Haylett's appointment, praising his expertise in fostering strategic initiatives and his keen understanding of operational facets of the Cisco business. "Wayne's extensive expertise in spearheading strategic initiatives, collaborating with sales teams to enhance pipeline and business development efforts, coupled with his exceptional understanding of the operational aspects of the Cisco business, will bring immense value to our Global Alliance team. We are delighted to welcome him onboard," Simmons says.

Lisa Fortey, Sales Director, Logicalis Australia, highlighted Wayne’s promotion as a testament to the exceptional talent cultivated within Logicalis Australia. Fortey says, "This promotion exemplifies the exceptional talent nurtured within Logicalis Australia and underscores our commitment to fostering leadership and excellence within the organisation. During his 2-year tenure with Logicalis Australia, Wayne was able to secure a top regional partner status with Cisco, as well as achieving both the Cisco Sustainability and CX specialisations. We are grateful for Wayne’s dedication and expertise and congratulate him on this well-deserved promotion."

About Logicalis: Logicalis are known as Architects of Change, helping organisations succeed in an increasingly digital-first world. The company uses its collective expertise in technology to help clients devise successful blueprints for their future, delivering sustainable outcomes. As a global technology service provider, they offer next-generation digital managed services, providing clients with real-time visibility and actionable insights across the performance of their digital ecosystem. With 7000+ Architects of Change in 30 territories around the globe, they help over 10,000 clients across various industry sectors create sustainable outcomes using technology.