DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
- Will head Middle East North Africa operations
Utopia, Inc., a global leader in Enterprise Data Lifecycle Management™ (EDLM™) solutions, is proud to announce the appointment of John Lucas as the managing director of the Middle East North Africa (MENA) operations based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
John will focus on market strategy and developing business for the MENA region. He brings over 30 years of industry experience, including 12 years across the MENA region. He has had considerable success in helping grow and develop consulting practices in both Europe and the Middle East.
"I am delighted to join the Utopia team and look forward to extending the brand, and providing clients with data consulting services that assist them in deriving full value from their information assets," said John. "Utopia is a leading and trusted data service provider with considerable momentum. It is uniquely positioned to continue driving innovation for EDLM."
Doug Jones, global vice president of sales, Utopia, said, "John's credibility in driving large ERP data migrations like SAP and Oracle is unparalleled. As the customer advocate in the region he will help ensure customers investing in new 'go-lives' are supported with the best possible data in the new target applications. He's seen the value of doing it right after being involved in over two dozen large application projects."
The appointment of John to the MENA area demonstrates Utopia's commitment and investment in its customers and partnerships. The Dubai office will provide additional support and scale for accelerating deployments of regional projects.
About Utopia, Inc.
Utopia, Inc. is a global data consulting and services firm employing Utopia's proprietary Enterprise Data Lifecycle Management™ (EDLM™) methodology. Utopia serves customers in multiple industries with unique methodologies to deliver significant cost savings and improvements in enterprise data quality. Its data services offerings include strategic roadmap development, systems integration, data strategy and master data management (MDM), as well as data migration, quality and governance services.
Utopia, with global headquarters in Mundelein, IL, just north of Chicago, has offices in Canada, Europe, Middle East, India, Australia and Asia Pacific.
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