Exciting changes are in store for Addison-based Softtek, a leading global IT services provider, as they recently named Beni Lopez as the newest chief executive officer for its U.S. and Canada locations. The Town of Addison welcomed Lopez at a company holiday party on Dec. 12, where Mayor Joe Chow, Mayor Pro Tempore Paul Walden and council members Guillermo Quintanilla, Lori Ward and Marlin Willesen visited with him and others at Softek’s corporate headquarters in Addison.
Lopez will lead the organization through its next phase of growth, where he will work to restructure and strengthen the go-to-market capabilities. His most recent role was as chief globalization officer at Softtek, where he directed and coordinated the firm’s global accounts strategy. Prior to this, he was CEO for Softtek USA for 10 years, where he helped the company expand its client base and revenue.
“This is the perfect time for Beni to return to leading our U.S. market,” said Blanca Treviño, Softtek President & Global CEO in a recent press release. “Beni’s accomplished track record, in-depth knowledge of Softtek’s largest accounts and strategic leadership make him a remarkable candidate to help see to fruition our new go-to-market plans and aggressive 2019 goals for the US and Canada.”
During Lopez’s career, he has helped define and execute Softtek’s technology developments in addition to the company’s globalization and growth strategies. He has experience in leading innovative new offerings, directing Softtek’s globalization efforts and establishing long-lasting partnerships with Softtek’s largest clients. He also mentored the concept of Neashore™ services, pioneered by Softtek in 1997, and expanded Softtek in the U.S. market and other global locations.
“I am excited to work with our exceptional people who every day push our business to aim higher and help organizations to continuously run, build and transform their digital platform,” stated Lopez in the press release. “The pace of change needed to successfully leverage technology expands our opportunities in multiple industries, and I look forward to continue growing our local and global capabilities to evolve together with our clients.”
Softtek was founded in 1982 as a way to help organizations bridge the digital gap. Now, this global organization has a presence in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia, and provides Global 2000 organizations with solutions that create value through technology.
Congratulations to Lopez on your outstanding promotion! We look forward to seeing your impact on Softtek and the community.