Peter Hepworth, AXELOS CEO, says â€˜Since the formation of AXELOS in July we have illustrated our commitment to listen to and work with practitioner communities across
Colin Rudd, itSMF International Facilitator, says â€˜In my discussions with Peter and the management team at AXELOS I have gained a real sense of the passion they have for IT Service Management and a determination to take ITIL to a truly global audience.
On behalf of the hard working team of itSMF volunteers who have worked closely with Peter
it gives me great pleasure to endorse and sign this document on behalf of the IT Service Management
Peter Hepworth, CEO of the new company, AXELOS, has pledged to work with the global Best Management Practice community whilst using investment and innovation to grow the portfolio and spread its use in international markets.
said: â€˜Today is the first major milestone as we build towards becoming fully operational in January 2014.
Over the next few months we will be in listening mode, working alongside product users, trainers and examiners to gather together their invaluable expertise.
With thoughtful investment and innovative learning techniques, we are looking forward to developing this unique suite of management tools.â€™
Best Management Practice products are already used in the private, public and voluntary sectors in more than 150 countries worldwide.
Peter, who joins AXELOS from Activision Blizzard where he was UK and Ireland managing director, added: â€˜For almost a quarter of a century businesses across the globe have benefited from the way in which Best Management Practice products have helped build more efficient and effective working processes.
CEO â€" Peter Hepworth
Peter is a globally experienced executive with an exceptional track record in the FMCG, technology and entertainment sectors having worked across high growth emerging markets whilst living in the UK, USA and France.
With over 25 yearsâ€™ experience spanning sales, marketing, I.T., supply chain and finance, Peter has held senior international positions at Lâ€™Oreal, Sara Lee Corporation and Activision Blizzard, home of the hugely successful gaming franchise Call of DutyÂ®, most recently running the UK & Ireland business as managing director.
is an economics graduate, chartered accountant, M.B.A. from Cranfield, and A.M.P. from INSEAD.