New Chief Operations Officer for Node4

Derby cloud, data centre and communications solutions provider, Node4, has appointed Tom Needs as Chief Operations Officer, a newly created position within the company.

Needs, who has previously held positions with Rackspace and Adapt, will be responsible for running the operational and service delivery functions of the business.

Andy Gilbert, Chief Executive of Node4, said: “Our appointment of Tom at board level comes at a critical time for us as we look to position ourselves for the next stage of growth. Tom has been pivotal in helping several businesses scale up and evolve their service offering over the years, and with his wealth of knowledge and expertise Node4 can continue to deliver an outstanding customer experience to its existing customer base and prospects across all of our service lines.”

Needs said: “Having admired Node4’s transformation into a market-leading UK Managed Services player for some time now, I am thrilled to be joining the company as chief operations officer. Node4 is a fast-growing company with a great reputation within the industry, and I look forward to enhancing and developing the existing foundations of the company to deliver a diverse range of critical services to solve the evolving needs of Node4’s customers.”