A global MSSP was looking for a VP Managed Services to drive the business forward both operationally and strategically

The Search Statistics 

  1. Number of days to the first round of resumes: 14
  2. Number of candidates considered: 13
  3. Number of candidates interviewed: 4
  4. Number of business days to complete the search: 67


The Search

Our client was making bold moves to scale revenue globally and carved out a net-new role to champion the initiative. The opportunity - VP Managed Services, who would be responsible for driving the business forward both operationally and strategically. They would lead a global team of 50 people across 5 countries.


The Client 

Our client is a global MSSP (managed services security provider) providing tech based cybersecurity to large enterprise organizations.


Search Requirements 

They were looking for a leader and subject matter expert in both cybersecurity and management services. Candidates need to have market facing skills and credibility amongst executive stakeholders at the C-level. Global business experience and experience developing growth strategies that convert into revenue growth was essential. As was strong leadership skills and past experience managing large teams and a distributed workforce.


The Hire

An MBA graduate with over 20 years of employment experience, all of which was spent in network security, cybersecurity and management services.

Previously employed at a tier 1 consulting company, leading a direct team of 12 and a larger cross functional team of 120. They functioned as the company’s lead to c-suite clients and stakeholders, reporting on threat conditions and security incidents.

A subject matter expert in the areas of cyber security and management services and a cyber-practice visionary, identifying opportunities for big bets in next-gen innovation initiatives. 

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