Former Logicalis U.S. President and CEO and CRN Magazine IT Executive of the Year Selected to Lead OnX’s U.S. Operation
TORONTO, Ontario and NEW YORK, NY: OnX Enterprise Solutions, a leading global provider of enterprise data center solutions, today announced the appointment of Michael Cox as President of OnX’s U.S. Division. Cox, a career high technology industry executive, brings three decades of experience to OnX including 12 years in senior executive positions at Hewlett-Packard. In his new role, Cox will be responsible for driving OnX’s U.S. sales growth, fostering new strategic initiatives, including OnX’s on-prem and off-prem offerings, and expanding existing partnerships with industry leaders including Cisco, EMC, Hitachi Data Systems, HP, IBM, NetApp, Oracle, VMware and other complementary partners.
“Mike has a very impressive track record of both leading and managing successful companies through aggressive growth phases resulting in increased revenue, geographic expansion and continued innovation,” said Ed Vos, OnX President and CEO. “These qualities make him the ideal person to execute our mission as we expand our North American presence, with a focused goal to better serve our growing U.S. client base,” added Vos.
Prior to joining OnX, from 2003-2010, Cox was President and CEO of Logicalis, Inc. During this time, he led the company through six acquisitions and grew overall revenue from $170 million to $600 million in the U.S. Cox served as a director on the parent company’s (Logicalis Group) Board of Directors. While at Logicalis, he was named IT Executive of the Year by CMP Media’s CRN Magazine. After Logicalis, Cox was President of Arrow Telecommunications and Collaboration Division and before that, he worked at HP for over a decade. At HP, he last served as vice president and general manager of North American sales for the company’s Business Customer Organization. In this position, Cox was responsible for the organization’s enterprise and commercial sales, marketing and support services in North America.
Cox’s 12-year tenure at HP also included the creation of HP’s industry-focused sales organizations in 1992 and, in 1994, he assisted in the development of a services sales force for HP in the Americas. He was Midwest regional sales manager of Apollo Computer, Regional Sales Manager for Applicon Inc. and he also held various sales and sales management positions with Digital Equipment Corp.
“OnX has a tremendous opportunity in the U.S. to assist clients in leveraging information technology to transform their businesses,” said Michael Cox. “The OnX team and solutions portfolio are unique in the industry and I look forward to being an integral part of the company’s growth and evolution.”
Cox holds a Bachelor’s degree in Science and Humanities from Iowa State University.
About OnX Enterprise Solutions
OnX Enterprise Solutions is a leading technology services and solutions provider. The company assesses, designs, builds, secures and manages comprehensive technology-enabled solutions with specific expertise in cloud and managed services, digital services and infrastructure solutions. For more than 30 years, OnX has helped clients overcome business challenges and achieve exceptional business results through technology. OnX’s team of more than 600 IT professionals work at OnX offices throughout North America and in the U.K., with global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, and U.S. headquarters in New York, N.Y. For more information about OnX and career opportunities, visit www.OnX.com.
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