London - SAS Global Communications, an international provider of managed and professional network services, has announced that Stephen Stanway has stood down as chairman of the company.
Stanway, who co-founded SAS in 1989, has decided to step back from the day to day running of the business and will become an advisor to the company’s senior management team, as well as looking at new ideas and opportunities.
“I am immensely proud of what we have achieved over the last twenty-one years, especially the incredible team we have built around us,” said Stanway. “It has been a privilege to work with so many diverse customers all over the globe and help make a real difference to their IT infrastructure. The company is in great shape and we have a very impressive management team which is more than capable of taking the business forward as they have for several years with success.”
Commenting on Stanway’s stand down, Charles Davis, CEO of SAS Global Communications said, “Steve has been an inspiration to all of us at SAS; his passion and commitment to delivering service excellence to our customers has not only been infectious, it’s also helped to set SAS apart from other managed services providers in our space. I would like to thank Steve for the enormous contribution he’s made to the success of SAS -we relish building on his passion for service excellence”.
Alex Stott, who was also a co-founder of the company, succeeds Stanway as chairman of SAS with effect from 1st September 2010.