Unisys brings on non-marketing exec as CMO

Steve’s breakdown: The new guy does not have classic marketing experience. What he has done is general management, product development, financial strategy and portfolio management. YIKES! Do ya think he’ll need some help? ~

BLUE BELL, PA: Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced that Inder M. Singh has joined the company as senior vice president and chief marketing and strategy officer. Singh will lead the global marketing and communications organization, which will now include the investor relations function. Singh will report directly to Peter Altabef, president and CEO of Unisys.

Throughout his career, Singh has held a wide variety of senior executive roles, including general management, product development, financial strategy and portfolio management. His focus has been on developing business and marketing strategies through analyzing client needs, market trends and solution requirements. Immediately prior to joining Unisys, Singh was a managing director at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., where he provided equity research and merger and acquisition advice across the technology, media and telecommunications sectors. Prior to SunTrust, Singh served as a senior vice president for strategy and finance at Comcast, with responsibility for new product development and big data. In that role, he contributed to the company’s five-year business strategy, recommended marketing actions and investments to address a shifting industry landscape, and built a new business intelligence capability and analytics team. Singh has also held strategic and financial leadership positions at Cisco Systems, Lehman Brothers, Prudential Financial and AT&T. “With his significant experience in the technology sector, Inder is the ideal leader to drive our corporate strategy, enhance our image in the market, and work with both the industry and investor analyst communities,” said Altabef. “Inder’s leadership and expertise will be extremely valuable as we continue to evolve how we go to market and transform how the market views Unisys.” “I am very excited to join the Unisys team at a time when the company is bringing transformative security technologies and integrated solutions to the marketplace,” said Singh. “This strategic transformation has the company positioned to leverage its rich history of delivering technology innovation and highly differentiated solutions for our clients across a spectrum of industries.”

About Unisys: Unisys is a global information technology company that works with many of the world’s largest companies and government organizations to solve their most pressing IT and business challenges. Unisys specializes in providing integrated, leading-edge solutions to clients in the government, financial services and commercial markets. With more than 20,000 employees serving clients around the world, Unisys offerings include cloud and infrastructure services, application services, security solutions, and high-end server technology. For more information, visit www.unisys.com.

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