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Marco announces recent promotions

December 19, 2019

Clay Ostlund

Marco’s leadership team is growing with four new promotions to help expand and enhance the company’s offerings.

The changes include a new Chief Technology Officer and three new Vice Presidents in Information Technology and Sales.

“These promotions are well deserved and are a catalyst for our undeniable growth as a company,” CEO Jeff Gau said. “This will ensure Marco is well positioned to execute on its goals of expanding within our current markets, and efficiently and effectively delivering our services to clients.”

Trevor Akervik

Clay Ostlund was named Marco’s Chief Technology Officer after ten years with the company. In his new role, he will be responsible for selecting all technology solutions to ensure the company’s offerings are current and innovative. Ostlund was also recently named to Prairie Business Magazine’s 40 under 40 list.

Trevor Akervik was promoted to the Vice President of IT Managed Services and is a 19-year veteran at Marco. He was instrumental in creating Marco’s managed services, an offering that has grown to almost $70 million (€62.85 million) in revenue. In his new role, Akervik will be accountable for evaluating and expanding the company’s managed services.  

Steve John

Steve John will take on the role of Vice President of IT Services bringing 30 years of industry experience to the position. John will be responsible for service growth, profitability and customer satisfaction by improving processes and communications. 

Matt Kanaskie

Finally, Matt Kanaskie was named Vice President of IT Sales Operations responsible for sales execution. Kanaskie developed Marco’s cloud communications service offerings and has a proven track record of taking on new challenges and executing them successfully, Marco stated.

These promotions follow other recent leadership changes within the company. This autumn, James Bainbridge was promoted to Vice President of Finance and Doug Albregts was named President.

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