Insight Taps Capgemini Veteran Dee Burger As President Of North America Business
“The stakes — and the opportunities — are greater than ever as organizations everywhere face a wide range of shifting priorities,” says Dee Burger, Insight president of North America business. “Through our wealth of technical expertise, high-impact solutions and broad partner resources, Insight is well-positioned to drive the transformation initiatives that are most critical to our clients’ futures.”
Insight Enterprises has named Capgemini veteran Dee Burger as its new president of North America business.
Burger will report to Insight CEO Joyce Mullen and will be responsible for Insight’s North America business operations, including heading up partner management, Insight Public Sector, commercial and enterprise sales and solutions delivery.
Burger spent the last 29 years at Paris-based solution provider Capgemini, most recently serving as executive vice president of global business lines in North America covering cloud infrastructure, insights and data, business services, and consulting and engineering. He also led the company’s transformation program for its North American businesses and oversaw its digital and cloud practices.
“The stakes — and the opportunities — are greater than ever as organizations everywhere face a wide range of shifting priorities,” Burger said in a statement. “Through our wealth of technical expertise, high-impact solutions and broad partner resources, Insight is well-positioned to drive the transformation initiatives that are most critical to our clients’ futures. I am excited to join Insight and work with our teammates and partners to build on Insight’s impressive track record of client success.”
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Chandler, Arizona-based Insight Enterprises is No. 14 on CRN’s 2021 Solution Providers 500 list and is a Fortune 500 solutions integrator with more than 11,500 employees worldwide.
“Dee’s long track record of success stands apart,” CEO Mullen said in a statement. “He’s led seamless transitions following mergers and acquisitions, and his vast experience with digital and cloud solutions, business applications, consulting, strategy and transformation is a natural fit as we continue to build our innovative portfolio of solutions to deliver differentiated results for our clients. Most importantly, he’s a tremendous cultural fit for us; a team builder with a passion for motivating, growing and developing teammates.”
In February, Insight reported total revenue of $2.6 billion for its fiscal 2021 fourth quarter, which ended Dec. 31. That was up 12 percent from the $2.3 billion the company reported for its fiscal 2020 fourth quarter.
Revenue totals included product revenue of $2.2 billion, up 11 percent, and services revenue of $352.3 million, up 17 percent. Total revenue in North America reached $2.1 billion, up 13 percent year over year.
“Today, we are taking a significant step to increase our focus and services expertise as we fulfill our ambition to be a leading solutions integrator,” Mullen said. “Dee brings a wealth of experience driving innovation, passion for delivering service excellence to clients, and a strong commitment to developing teammates and leaders.”