By: E&P Staff
Saxotech has named Marcel Badowski senior vice president of services. In this newly created position, Badowski manages the company’s worldwide professional services organization and its managed hosting operations supporting media Web sites throughout North America, Europe and Asia.
In his new role, Badowski reports directly to Saxotech President and CEO Anders Christiansen, who said in a statement that Badowski “brings a strong cultural appreciation, having lived and worked in multiple countries throughout his career, and his experience will help us facilitate best-of-class services and idea sharing throughout the global Saxotech community.”
Badowski’s cross-Atlantic responsibilities at include oversight of three areas: Tampa-based Saxotech managed hosting operations which provide turnkey services for dynamic, database-driven media Web sites from data centers in Sterling, Va., and Oslo, Norway; software as a service (SaaS) and support, which delivers applications as a Web-based service, working closely with product development; enterprise implementation services operating through regional support and service centers in Florida and Denmark to help customers manage change throughout the enterprise as more adopt the Mediaware Center for multi-channel content management.
In the latter area, Badowski will promote idea sharing and best practices internally and among among users worldwide.
In addition, Badowski will oversee ongoing support of several centralized group deployments of the Saxotech Online system, including Gannett’s self-hosted North American implementation, which provides a groupwide digital publishing framework for Gannett’s Information Center architecture.
Badowski held several management positions at Atex from 1985 through 2006, including an assignment in Singapore, where he helped build engineering and general management skills across the company’s Asian business operation. In 2006 he was recruited by Mactive Inc. as the vice president of professional services and vice president of operations. Last year, when Atex acquired Mactive and Unisys Publishing, he became advertising operations vice president for Atex Americas.