Keane Appoints Industry Veteran John W. McCain as President and CEO
BOSTON, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ — Keane, a US based IT services firm that helps clients’ realize the greatest value from their IT investments, today announced that it has appointed John W. McCain as President and Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. McCain is a 22 year veteran of the IT Services industry and joins Keane after his most recent assignment at Hewlett-Packard Company. While at HP he was senior vice president and general manager of HP Services, the fourth largest IT services provider in the world, with annualized revenue of $18 billion and 73,000 professionals. Also while with HP, Mr. McCain led the $3.6 billion Consulting and Integration business.
Prior to joining HP, he held the position of chief executive officer of North America for Cap Gemini. During 16 years at EDS he built from inception the CIO Services business and was president of EDS’ E.Solutions business which developed and delivered consulting, implementation, and support offerings for clients.
“We welcome John McCain and the tremendous IT services and business process outsourcing experience he brings to Keane,” said Mani Subramanian, Chairman of Keane. “We have built a business model that fuses deep client insight and accountable local leadership with adaptive delivery options — which is what our clients are asking for. John has a significant success record in accelerating profitable revenue growth. His business acumen, passion for client success, and strong sales leadership are exactly right for the services we are bringing to the market at this important moment in our evolution.”
“With its differentiated business model and service offerings, Keane is poised for real growth,” stated John McCain. “They present a very real alternative to the one-size-fits-all offshore providers and slow moving giants encumbered with expensive overhead. I have been very impressed by their energy and commitment to their clients. I’m excited to get started.”
“We are excited to have John on board,” said Bob Khanna, a Keane Board member and a partner at Citigroup Venture Capital International, a Keane investor. “We have every confidence that he and the Keane leadership team will drive growth opportunities for our 12,000 global associates going forward.”
Mr. McCain will be based in Boston, home of Keane’s corporate headquarters.
Keane partners with businesses and government agencies to optimize IT investments by delivering exceptional evolution, operation, and maintenance of mission-critical systems and business processes. A US company with a large offshore capability, Keane fuses local knowledge and local senior leadership with scalable global delivery that results in low-risk, actionable, cost-effective services and solutions — and a partnership that feels like an extension of your organization.
In business since 1965, Keane is an agile, full-service IT services firm headquartered in the United States with approximately 12,000 employees globally. For more information on Keane’s services, solutions, products, and locations, please visit www.keane.com.
Contact: Tara Jantzen Keane, Inc. +1.312.543.7748 Michael Gallo Gutenberg Communications +18.104.22.16894
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