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Gibson to lead Capito’s nationwide expansion plan

Capito - Mark GibsonCapito, a provider of IT services and solutions, has appointed Mark Gibson as managing director.

Bringing more than 25 years of global senior management experience, Mr Gibson’s appointment comes as the Livingston-headquartered firm, which employs 38 people, is poised for nationwide expansion.

Integral to plans are further joint projects with key partners such as Microsoft, Pure Storage, HP and Citrix which have seen Capito expand its portfolio of major clients, which includes the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service, Harper Macleod, NHS Grampian, Baxters Food Group, and the Scottish Prison Service.

Prior to joining Capito, Mr Gibson held senior roles in several IT companies, including SAS/Memex where he played a pivotal role in the sale and subsequent integration of Memex, and creation of the SAS Global Public Security Unit. More recently at BLOX, he was responsible for driving business development, sales and strategic partner relationships on both sides of the Atlantic, which ultimately led to a sale to Akamai Technologies in November 2015.

Mr Gibson has an MBA from the University of Strathclyde, and has worked extensively in North America, the Middle East, Africa and Europe..

Chairman Alan Quinn commented: “I am delighted that a professional of Mark Gibson’s calibre will be joining our team as managing director. Mark comes to us with a wealth of experience in the IT industry and we are confident that his leadership will usher in a new era of strategic growth at Capito.” 

Mr Gibson added: “This is an exciting time to be joining Capito. I see a tremendous opportunity ahead. I look forward to the challenge of helping Capito to realise its ambitions.”

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