Mick Heys Rejoins IDC as Associate Vice President, European Imaging, Printing and Document Solutions, for the ICT Vendor and End-User Community

London, April 24, 2014 — IDC is delighted to announce that Mick Heys has rejoined IDC as Associate Vice President, European Imaging, Printing and Document Solutions (IPDS). In this role, Heys will deliver key insights and intelligence on the evolving IPDS landscape and will support IDC's customer engagements and drive the research and consulting agenda. Specifically, he will look at workflow, BPO, ECM, and 3D printing and scanning with a major impact on industry supply chains. Additionally, he and his team will look at the battle around the transition from paper to digital, mobility first and cloud service delivery and the opportunities that this presents when moving to the 3rd Platform.

"Mick is a fantastic addition to the European IPDS team, bringing a wealth of in-depth knowledge not only about the IPDS industry, but also of many wider issues affecting IT vendors and buyers. Throughout his career, he has shown a prowess for understanding the changing IPDS industry and the broader IT issues such as the impact of cloud and mobility on vendors, end users and the partner landscape," said Thomas Meyer, Group Vice President, European Systems and Infrastructure Solutions, IDC EMEA.

Since 2001, Heys has worked in sales and marketing leadership positions for a number of solution providers to the imaging and printing industries including Nuance Communications, Global Graphics and Software Imaging.

Heys has a BSC in printing technology from Manchester Metropolitan University. He is based in IDC's London office, and can be contacted at mheys@idc.com.