What does McCloskey bring to Lenovo in the role?
Based in Sydney, John McCloskey will assume an important role in championing Lenovo’s end-to-end solutions, spanning from the edge to the cloud, while elevating customer confidence throughout the market. His appointment comes at the right time, with the company investing in advancing AI capabilities and partnerships to lead the new era of IT.
John McCloskey brings with him a wealth of experience garnered over a distinguished career spanning 25+ years in the IT industry across Europe and Australia. Most recently, he served as the Enterprise Sales Director at Veeam Software, where he spent more than 5 years and led the internal and external teams to achieve high customer growth and satisfaction.
Additionally, John McCloskey also worked with Dell for more than 20 years and he was able to consistently grow Server, Storage, and Networking revenues. His strong reputation for building and nurturing high-performing teams aligns seamlessly with Lenovo’s core values.
What does the appointment mean for Lenovo?
Sumir Bhatia, President, Lenovo ISG, Asia Pacific, said, “We are excited to welcome John as the Managing Director for ISG ANZ, a crucial step in advancing our data center business in the region. His arrival coincides with our strategic efforts to drive intelligent transformation.”
“John’s expertise and seasoned leadership will play a vital role in positioning Lenovo as the most trusted end-to-end tech partner and fostering customer and alliance partnerships.”
Commenting on his new role, John McCloskey, Managing Director, Lenovo ISG, ANZ added, “I am delighted to join Lenovo and lead the ISG business in Australia and New Zealand. The evolving IT landscape demands smarter infrastructure solutions, and Lenovo ISG is uniquely positioned to drive businesses toward accelerated digital transformation. I look forward to building on our successes and contributing to our vision of creating smarter tech for all.”
Lenovo is dedicated to advancing AI, with a $1bn investment to expand its AI-ready portfolio. This drives innovation across industries, powered by revenue and digitalization. Lenovo’s AI initiative supports global AI startups and ISVs through the Lenovo AI Innovators program. Collaborating with VMware and NVIDIA, Lenovo is delivering generative AI solutions and hybrid multi-cloud options for firms, reinforcing its commitment to next-gen AI workloads.