Align, the provider of tech infrastructure solutions celebrates growth throughout the UK and EMEA markets with management changes to support demand. The hire of Giulia Marcolina as Managing Director and Mike Konold as AV Solutions Director of the UK-based headquarters, will enable the team to deliver innovative collaborative tech and state-of-the-art AV solutions.
What is Guilia’s industry expertise?
Giulia brings over 25 years of IT experience, previously serving as Align’s Programme Manager, delivering corporate office relocation and consolidation projects for clients like Blackrock, Total Gas and Power, and UBS. She will lead the team of project managers in building upon Align’s longstanding business relationships and delivering complex tech programmes like office design and build, cable infrastructure, and AV and security solutions.
“Giulia’s wealth of knowledge and experience across the spectrum of workplace technologies paired with her collaborative leadership style will be pivotal in Align meeting its strategic goals. With her expertise and keen attention to detail, she will be instrumental in driving revenue, increasing our presence throughout EMEA, empowering our team and improving the overall customer experience,” said Jim Dooling, Chief Executive Officer and President of Align.
Upon her appointment, Giulia said, “I am honored to have been given the opportunity to lead a strong team of industry specialists in pushing our strategic vision forward. I look forward to leveraging my expertise to grow our team, empower our experts to provide innovative IT solutions in the UK and EMEA and to further our mission as a leading tech solutions provider.”
What does Mike bring to Align?
Align has also added Mike Konold, a 25-year veteran within the Audio-Visual, Telephony and Networks space. As the AV Solutions Director at Align, he will be working with clients on integrating state-of-the art, dynamic AV solutions to enhance collaboration and employee engagement. He prior served as a Head of Collaboration Platforms at Schroders.
“Mike has a great track record working in AV environments and new builds. As the new AV Solutions Director, he will be essential in expanding our expert services portfolio,” said Giulia.
Commenting on his appointment, Mike said, “The Align Team has a rich history of positioning and supporting clients for future growth and technological innovation, and I am excited to be a part of that. Having come from the client side, I bring a unique perspective to the team and look forward to building and fortifying relationships with Align’s existing and future clients.”