Mar 26, 2012

Mar 26, 2012

New appointments at BMIT

21st March 2012: BMIT Limited, Malta’s leading co-location and hosting services provider, has announced the appointment of two new senior executives, responsible for the commercial, marketing and business development initiatives of the company.  Nick Tonna and Jack Mizzi join BMIT at a time when the company is expanding its product offering in the market, mainly through its new cloud offering, as well as a new and enhanced suite of managed services. They will form part of the management team together with Chief Executive Officer Christian Sammut and Chief Technical Officer Gordon Bezzina.

Jack Mizzi will be responsible for marketing and business development. He is a highly experienced manager in telecoms and broadband services, specialising in marketing and business development.  He has developed and managed broadband and bandwidth initiatives for one of Malta's leading communication companies, and was responsible for product development, marketing communications and wholesale-related functions. Subsequently he managed GO plc’s content function spanning web portal management, newsroom and digital TV, as well associated e-commerce and advertising sales functions. Jack is a graduate in Management from the University of Malta and holds an MSc in Marketing from the University of Leicester.

Nick Tonna will be responsible for the commercial function. He joins BMIT from Microsoft where he led the enterprise business segment and was responsible for managing and developing the relationships with Microsoft’s enterprise customers in Malta. Amongst various other achievements, Nick secured the first large-scale deployments of Cloud-based services and played a key role in the recent strategic partnership agreement with the Government of Malta. He was recognised with the Worldwide Circle of Excellence Award for his performance. Prior to joining Microsoft, Nick managed a number of ICT transformation projects including the implementation of a service management programme at the Government’s IT agency. Nick is a graduate in ICT from the University of Malta, specialising in Business Information Systems at Virginia Commonwealth University, USA.

“Jack and Nick join at a very interesting time for BMIT.  We are working towards enhancing our offering to existing customers, as well as tapping into new markets and segments with new services.  Our data centre-based offerings will now be complemented with our investment in a cloud platform to enable a new range of new infrastructure-as–a-service and software-as-a-service solutions,” said Christian Sammut, Chief Executive Officer at BMIT.

BMIT, a subsidiary of GO plc, is Malta’s leading provider of hosting co-location services for internet and data services, providing reliable and secure facilities to a wide range of customers requiring data centre and communication related services. BMIT established itself as a leading online gaming service provider in Europe and is the partner of choice for iGaming solutions in Malta and beyond. It is now rapidly extending its offering to non-gaming customers, including financial organisations, as well as an increasing number of corporate and SMEs. Through an alliance and strategic collaboration with leading European operators, BMIT is now present in major cities across Europe and plans are in place to extend their reach beyond Europe. Such an alliance allows BMIT’s customers to benefit from geo-neutral co-location and associated services through a one-stop shop arrangement.

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