Fusion team

Board Members

Mark Lyttle - Chairman
Mark Lyttle
Voorzitter
Mark started Fusion in 1997 and led the buyout from Horizon Technology Group in 2002, acting as CEO until 2016 as the business grew rapidly. He is now non-executive Chairman of the Group.
Prior to Fusion, Mark worked with Accenture for six years and following an MBA at INSEAD, worked for Apple Computer subsidiary Claris.

Mark is an Olympian from 1996 in sailing and still races competitively winning a Masters World Championship in 2018.

John Mohan - Chief Executive Officer
John Mohan
Chief Executive Officer
John joined Fusion in the year 2000 and was instrumental in taking the company private. Since then he has held a number of roles in the organisation and took up the position of COO in 2010 and CEO in 2016. John has led the growth of Fusion through its expansion into North America, the establishment of Fusion in India and the M&A activities in Europe. He is also responsible for the strategic growth of the group and continued expansion. Before joining Fusion John worked at Bechtel, the American engineering giant for 4 years and also in the commercial sector of the construction industry in the UK.

A keen rugby supporter he can often be found hugging the touchline and offering words of wisdom to players and supporters alike.

Gary Pruden - Chief Technology Officer
Gary Pruden
Chief Technology Officer
Gary has been chief technology officer with Fusion for over 15 years and during that time has overseen the development of Fusion. This has included the creation of a solutions organisation within Fusion to drive forward innovation that enables Fusion to accelerate customer time to value.  Gary also works with customers to change service management capabilities to accelerate digital transformation and enable greater alignment of business objectives. Before joining Fusion, Gary ran his own company that also specialised in service management.

Outside of Fusion Gary enjoys a round of golf with friends and also a quiet day fishing.

Andi Kunz - Product and Innovation Director
Andi Kunz
Product- en Innovatiedirecteur
Andi Kunz joined the team in 2019 when German-based BMC partner VIPCON GmbH joined Fusion Global Business Solutions. Andi was formally joint managing director of VIPCON and, together with Conni Kunz, built the company into a 16-million-euro business from 1998. He is now a member of the Fusion Board responsible for driving future international growth. He is also Product and Innovation Director and leads on the development of new products and services for Prior to Fusion. Andi supported companies in the entertainment industry with IT solutions for ticket sales and management and was responsible for European-wide service. The introduction of a ticket system for incident management then led him to BMC's solutions.

Andi Kunz is known to many for his unusual glasses and extravagant style of clothing. Even though he comes from the capital of beer, Munich, he has never drunk alcohol in his life, which is only noticeable when ordering drinks. He likes to compensate for the alcohol with coffee and fresh orange juice.

Stuart Ritchie - Chief Financial Officer
Stuart Ritchie
Chief Financial Officer
Stuart is a qualified chartered accountant and joined Fusion in 2019 as Chief Operations and Finance Officer moving to the role of Group Chief Financial Officer in 2020. Stuart has also acted as the Group’s Company Secretary since 2020. He has full responsibility of the finance function of the group including all aspects of accounting, budgeting, forecasting, banking and cash management and the group’s taxation strategy. His remit also covers the management of the Group’s contractual relationships with all global vendors and customers. Before joining Fusion, Stuart completed his professional qualifications at a big 4 accounting firm, worked as chief accounting officer at a listed gaming business and as a divisional finance director of a large logistics and tech conglomerate.

In his spare time, Stuart enjoys playing squash and watching rugby.

Conni Kunz - Chief Human Resource Officer and Managing Director, Germany and the Netherlands
Conni Kunz
Chief Human Resource Officer and Managing Director, Germany and the Netherlands
Conni joined Fusion in July 2019 when German-based BMC partner VIPCON GmbH was acquired by Fusion Global Ltd. Conni is responsible for all aspects of the Human Resource function within the wider Fusion Group, including the creation of staff development programmes, legal and regulatory requirements as well as the functional operation of the HR division within the operating companies. She is Managing Director for the German and Netherlands entity responsible for the success in these countries. Conni also represents the company as a Senator of the Senate of Economy (Germany). Before joining Fusion Conni founded VIPCON together with Andi Kunz in 1998. They built a company from the scratch to a 16M € company with 55 employees.

Conni likes to dance Discofox, Standard and Salsa and spending her time together with her family. She´s aware of the responsibility of every individual to help our mother earth. To do her bit for the environment, Conni lives in a carbon-neutral way. She eats a vegan diet and plants a tree every month to help fight against climate change.

Operations

David Lightfoot - Chief Operating Officer
David Lightfoot
Chief Operating Officer
David joined Fusion in the year 2019 and was initially Global Director of Services. He is now the company COO. David has brought structure and process to the company in various areas as we look towards continued expansion. Before joining Fusion David has worked at Mellon Bank of BNY, Whitbread, Nestle and ABInBev. He has undertaken assignments in over 10 countries and has spent time living in Holland and Switzerland.

Outside of work, travelling adventures and football keep him occupied, having been trekking in Lapland and the Sahara desert as part of visits to over 30 countries.

Jeremy Bowman - Director of IT and Information Security
Jeremy Bowman
Directeur IT en informatiebeveiliging
Jeremy joined Fusion in 2012 as a Managing Consultant and was initially responsible for a complete refresh of Fusion’s IT infrastructure. Since then he has had a number of roles in the organisation and took up Director of IT in 2016 and extended that role to include all aspects of Information Security in 2017. Jeremy leads the Group certification and compliance efforts gaining ISO 27001:2013 and SOC2 Type 1 and 2 for the Group, and extending those accreditations to new areas of the business. He is also responsible for all aspects of Privacy and compliance with GDPR across the Group. Before joining Fusion Jeremy worked at a specialist public cloud services company in an IT Engineering role and has also worked for many years in UK Higher Education supporting IT Operations.

A keen Lego enthusiast he can usually be found trying to stop his kids from going into his Lego room.

Maxime Saporta - Global Director of Professional Services
Maxime Saporta
Globaal directeur professionele diensten
Maxime joined Fusion in December 2012 as a Senior Managing consultant. He then successfully evolved to Project Manager, Deputy Director of PS and he is now the Global Director of Professional Services since April 2019. Maxime is focused on making sure that the delivery of projects are successful for our customer. In addition, the most important achievement done in collaboration with the PS team is the setup of a career framework, leadership framework and common processes to increase efficiencies. Finally, Maxime believes in human leadership, and that people are the key to the success of the PS team. Before working with Fusion, Maxime worked with Devoteam for over 7 years in France and Switzerland as an ITSM consultant.

As a Frenchman Maxime will never say no to a glass of champagne, any occasion is a good reason to celebrate.

Andrew Wickens - Global Director of Managed Services
Andrew Wickens
Global Director of Managed Services
Andrew joined Fusion in 2019 as Head of Managed Services (Operations). Previously he held Management roles in Telecommunications and Managed Services for companies such as Virgin Media and Logicalis (UK). Whilst with Fusion he has seen the expansion of Managed Services into Iberia and Germany and has been instrumental in the consolidation of Fusions SaaS offerings in AWS delivered through the Fusion SMC.

In his spare time, he can be found outdoors on his road bike or indoors playing the drums. A keen football fan he follows Brentford FC who are local to the Fusion Hounslow office and will be enjoying their first season in the Premier league in 2021/2022.

Nii Addy - Global Director of Support Services
Nii Addy
Global Director of Support Services
Nii has worked with Fusion for over 14 years through all aspects of the support organisation. He was appointed to direct worldwide support and maintenance in June 2017, reporting directly to the CEO. Nii is responsible for the operational and functional side of support and maintenance and attracting new clients.

As an avid Arsenal fan, Nii is often seen cheering in the crowd at home matches.

Kamiya Mehta - Global PMO Manager
Kamiya Mehta
Global PMO Manager
Kamiya is a Global PMO Manager, heading up the PMO team within Fusion. She has been with Fusion for 9 years holding a number of positions in the organisation. She started as a Resource Consultant back in 2012, moving into Resource Management in 2015 and taking up the Global PMO Manager’s role in July 2020. She takes pride in providing the “Right Talent in the right place at the right time” along with providing Best Practices and Standardisation of Processes within the business. Kamiya keeps the wheels of the business rolling by providing and building adequate manpower for customer projects and by creating procedures and processes that the organisation can follow.

She is a big fan of Romantic Travel related books – Wanderlust by Danielle Steel is her favourite. This interest came from her passion for solo travelling to different Continents of the world.

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Sunil Duggal - Group Sales Director
Sunil Duggal
Group Sales Director
Sunil joined Fusion in 2013 and took responsibility for UK Sales in 2017. In 2020 Sunil assumed responsibility for Sales worldwide, and has been focused on growing sales capability in established regions, and expanding into new territories. Working in partnership with the CTO office, Sunil is responsible for aligning strategic objectives to Fusion’s GTM. His focus is on ensuring that Fusion’s customers receive the highest quality of service. Prior to joining Fusion he spent 15 years working in Technology Recruitment, running his own business for 10 of these.

Life outside of Fusion he enjoys spending time with his family and in his spare time Sunil is a keen runner, having completed several marathons.

Olav Strand - Senior VP of European Sales
Olav Strand
Senior VP of European Sales
Olav joined Fusion as Senior VP for EMEA Sales in 2019. His major task was transforming the German external sales force to an internal one and expand into other regions like Benelux; CHAT and Iberia. Olav worked with BMC for 10 years. He held the role of the VP Central Europe at BMC and he left to join Splunk. When he took over there were only with 2 employees and grow Splunk to an organization with 40+ in Central Europe. In addition he started the business for Tanium in Central and held the role of VP Central at BluePrism.

Olav was a professional martial arts fighter in his younger years.

Raj Jandu - Senior VP of North American Sales
Raj Jandu
Senior VP of North American Sales
Raj has been an integral part of Fusion since its inception. Originally running the sales team in the UK, Raj then went on to look after our sales in Europe and North America. Now with the rapid and profitable growth of our North American operations, Raj is focused on these key markets for the group. As a sales leader Raj has built numerous award winning sales teams over his tenure and taken Fusion into multiple new geographies. Before joining Fusion, Raj worked in various sales roles selling too the Finance & Telco markets.

Outside of Fusion his life is family, style, travel, cooking, BBQ’ing and running.

Robin Booth - Sales Manager UK
Robin Booth
Sales Manager UK
Robin originally joined Fusion in January 2014 working in the Resource Management business unit after spending over 10 years in technology recruitment. After spending 2 years delivering BMC experts to Fusion customers Robin made the step into Account Management to work closely with existing and new customers on technology transformations. Now, as the UK Sales Manager, Robin is responsible for the growth engine within Fusion leading a team of highly talented and professional account managers working with a broad range of customers delivering Fusion services across the portfolio and partner network.

Robin lives in North London with his wife and 3 kids (at least one will join most Teams meeting). A keen follower of most sports Robin enjoys Rugby, Cycling and the occasional flirtation with triathlons.

Natasha Roach - Head of FRM
Natasha Roach
Head of FRM
Natasha joined Fusion in Feb 2020 and was bought in to manage FRM (Fusion Resource Management). This started off as a role managing customers and contractors in the States, the UK as well as Spain. One year on and Natasha now manages a thriving practise in Germany as well which she’s been working on with the team over the last year or so. Before joining Fusion Natasha has always worked with people and is very much a people person. Her skills focused specifically on building relationships with customers and contractors alike which is why this opportunity fit in perfectly with her previous experience in the recruitment world.

Interestingly, Natasha’s passion lies in the Make-Up/Beauty world and is always here for any make-up/skincare advice you may need.

Christina Koob - Group Marketing Director
Christina Koob
Group Marketing Director
Christina joined Fusion Germany the year 2017 as Marketing Executive for the DACH region. Following the integration to the Fusion Group in 2019 she was appointed Group Marketing Director, responsible to help guide Fusion's ambitious growth strategy and build and direct the marketing strategy and execution across the globe. Before joining Fusion Christina held several marketing positions at mid-size and enterprises in Germany. Having started her career with a marketing agency in Frankfurt.
Keyvan Shirnia - Head of Managed Services
Keyvan Shirnia
Head of Managed Services
Keyvan is the global head of Sales, Marketing and growth strategy for Managed Services at Fusion. Keyvan joined Fusion in 2010 leading a set of As-A-Service transformation programmes resulting in the creation Fusion’s unique Outcomes Based Services. Keyvan is the author of the “A-Z of Digital Acceleration” video series, which can be viewed on youtube: https://news.fusiongbs.com/the-a-to-z-of-digital-acceleration. Prior to Fusion, Keyvan having worked with a large number of FTSE 100 businesses across various disciplines including Data Centre Automation, Big Data, CX, Management Information Systems and Systems Integrations.

As a keen long distance swimmer, Keyvan spends most of his time amongst the weeds in the Cotswold Lakes.

Regions

Javier Munoz - Managing Director, Iberia
Javier Munoz
Algemeen directeur, Iberië
Javier joined Fusion as Managing Director for Iberia as part of Fusion’s acquisition of BSM Iberia (a BMC partner since 2005) in 2018. In addition to this role, Javier leads Fusion's Service Operations Management business unit for the Group, applying his wealth of expertise and the domain knowledge gained as R&D Director for BMC Software during his over 20-year tenure at the company.

Having been influenced by his grown children working in the Hospitality sector, Javier is always keen to share a good glass of wine (Spanish, of course) with customers and colleagues alike.

Hrishi Nandedkar - Managing Director, India
Hrishi Nandedkar
Algemeen directeur, India
Hrishi joined Fusion in 2011 and has since worked in various technical and leadership roles. At Fusion, Hrishi has led some of the largest, most ambitious, and innovative Service Management implementations globally. After living in the UK for almost a decade, Hrishi moved to India to setup Fusion's India operations, where Fusion continues to build a world-class team. Hrishi brings strong leadership skills and passion for driving innovation; he also heads Digital Service Management pillar for the Group. Hrishi has over 18 years of international experience, across three different continents. Before joining Fusion, Hrishi worked at British Telecom, and within Professional Services and R&D divisions at BMC Software.

Outside of work, Hrishi is a person of many interests – Sports, Music and Travel to name a few. If not for the passion of IT, Hrishi would have been a Lawyer or a Cultural-Historian.