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Logicalis Australia appoints Baden Graco as Head of Transformation Services
Wed, 3rd Apr 2024

Logicalis Australia, a global technology services provider, has announced the appointment of Baden Graco as Head of Transformation Services. This strategic hire will cover areas such as consulting, advisory, the project management office (PMO), and professional services, underlining the company's ongoing commitment to leadership and innovation in the digital transformation sector.

The role of transformation services has surged in importance as firms have come to rely more heavily on IT to drive and support their operations. Graco brings to his new position an impressive 13-year career in the industry, featuring more than four years spent in various roles at Logicalis Australia. His contributions have already resulted in significant advances aimed at boosting the efficiency and relevance of Logicalis Australia's transformation services for its clientele. Additionally, Graco has successfully executed initiatives piloted within the engineering team throughout the 2024 fiscal year.

The rapid evolution of Australia’s IT sector calls for proactive and forward-thinking strategies to maintain a competitive edge. The recently published Logicalis CIO Report 2024 revealed that 89% of Australian CIOs are actively looking at ways of incorporating AI into their organisations. Meanwhile, 93% are planning on investing in Private 5G. Graco’s appointment represents an integral part of Logicalis Australia's ongoing growth and the implementation of innovative solutions to address complex customer needs.

Anthony Woodward, Chief Executive Officer at Logicalis Australia, said, "Along with the significant investments Logicalis Australia is making in its product and technology functions, Baden’s role will be instrumental as we harness innovation in the delivery of customer outcomes. This will guarantee improved time to value and relevance in a rapidly changing IT environment. Logicalis Australia is delighted to welcome Baden and the fresh perspectives he brings to his role in the Senior Leadership Team and the wider business. Without a doubt, his expertise will make a significant impact."

Speaking about his appointment, Graco said, "I am honoured to take on the role of Head of Transformation Services at Logicalis Australia. I am excited to lead and further develop our transformation services. My goal is to continue strengthening our capabilities as architects of change, ensuring Logicalis Australia stays at the forefront of delivering customer outcomes that are truly significant in a digital world."

Graco highlighted the importance of cultivating strong relationships with customers based on trust and thought leadership. He elaborated, "Logicalis Australia aspires to be the partner of choice as they navigate their IT transformation journeys. My immediate plan is to enhance our engagement model to guarantee that we not only meet but exceed our customers' expectations. This involves streamlining processes, leveraging domain expertise effectively, and continuing to innovate and offer solutions that are both relevant and transformative."