Nick Caller appointed as MD of ARI UK
Former Hewlett Packard Enterprise senior executive Nick Caller has been named as the new UK managing director of ARI ahead of the retirement of current MD Keith Allen from the role at the end of 2019.
The role will see Caller take on responsibility for all of ARI’s operations in the UK and play an instrumental role in the company’s continued investment in global markets. He will work closely with Allen through to the end of the year, while Allen will continue with ARI in an advisory role until the end of 2021.
His new role at ARI will see Caller draw on more than 20 years of leadership experience, including 12 years with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), most recently as HPE’s vice president of global it strategy and operations. During his tenure with HPE, Caller also served as vice president and chief procurement officer, overseeing more than 800 procurement professionals responsible for the purchase of all non-production goods and services including fleet vehicles. Caller was also previously a member of the UK Executive Leadership Team
“Nick possesses a wealth of leadership, change management, and technology expertise that will deliver value to our clients in the UK,” said Bob White, president of ARI. “I’m pleased to welcome him to the ARI organization and our executive leadership team.”
Caller brings more than 20 years of leadership experience to his new role with ARI. He spent 12 years with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), most recently as HPE’s Vice President of Global IT Strategy and Operations. During his tenure with HPE, Caller also served as Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer, overseeing more than 800 procurement professionals responsible for the purchase of all non-production goods and services including fleet vehicles. Caller was also previously a member of the UK Executive Leadership Team.
Prior to his career with HPE, Caller held various leadership roles at Computer Sciences Corporation and Fujitsu for 10 years. He holds MCIPS status with the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, has been awarded Six Sigma Executive accreditation, and earned a Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Business, Finance, and Economics.
“I am excited to join an organisation that embraces ongoing investment in people, processes, and technology,” said Caller. “I look forward to contributing toward the continued success of ARI through measurable achievements and attracting top talent by nurturing our unique workplace culture.”
“With Nick at the forefront of our robust leadership team, we’re excited for the future of our global business,” said Bob White, president of ARI. “We are steadfastly committed to the UK market, and will continue to invest in our customer experience, innovative technology, and disruptive fleet solutions that drive value to our clients.”