28 November 2013

Kroll Ontrack appoints new head of programmes and operations for Western Europe

LONDON, 28 November, 2013 Kroll Ontrack, the leading provider of data recovery and e-disclosure products and services, has announced the appointment of Paul Le Messurier as its new Head of Programmes and Operations for Western Europe.  Paul will take on operational and performance responsibility for the provision of data recovery services to Kroll Ontrack’s customers, including strategic programmes and initiatives.

Based at Kroll Ontrack’s data recovery facilities in Epsom, Paul will oversee the delivery of services by Kroll’s engineering team to businesses and consumers.  As Head of Programmes and Operations, Paul is responsible for managing the resources required to provide a complete data recovery service including a certified class 100/ISO 5 clean room and a team of highly-skilled engineers, all of whom have undertaken extensive training in data recovery methods and techniques.

Paul has a proven track record with over 17 years’ IT management experience including project management and service delivery.  He joins Kroll Ontrack from his most recent role at Samsung SDS Europe, where he was Head of Business Development for the EMEA region.

Other roles within Samsung included Head of IT Services and Support and Senior IT Manager.  Key responsibilities included managing IT teams and delivering IT systems and enterprise applications to add value to businesses.

Phil Bridge, managing director of Kroll Ontrack, commented on the appointment: “The data recovery and erasure services that we provide from Epsom are of increasingly strategic importance to our customers, from large enterprises to individual customers.  The volumes of data that we are all working with today and the need for greater transparency and disclosure mean that demand is also growing for those services.  Paul’s experience in delivering high quality IT and technical services and projects makes him an ideal addition to our senior team in Europe.”

Paul Le Messurier said: “I’m pleased to have joined Kroll Ontrack at such an exciting time in its development.  The company has a fantastic reputation for delivering high quality data recovery and data deletion services and the calibre of its people is second to none.”

Paul holds professional l qualifications in service delivery and project management including ISO 20000, ITIL and PRINCE2.  He has also completed a Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Kroll Ontrack Inc.

Kroll Ontrack provides technology-driven services and software to help legal, corporate and government entities as well as consumers manage, recover, search, analyse and produce data efficiently and cost-effectively. In addition to its award-winning suite of software, Kroll Ontrack is an industry-leading provider of data recovery, secure data destruction, electronic disclosure and document review services. For more information about Kroll Ontrack and its data recovery services please visit: http://www.krollontrack.co.uk/data-recovery or follow @KrollOntrackUK on Twitter.

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