News release

Date: 15th September 2010

Pink Elephant Launches “Resource As A Service” in the UK

Global leader in ITIL professional services announces its latest service offering

Reading, UK – September 15th 2010. Following a period of sustained growth in 2010, Pink Elephant UK is delighted to announce the launch of its latest service offering for clients in IT, “Resource As A Service” – a new bespoke service to provide resources for clients’ individual needs. The launch of Pink Elephant UK’s “Resource As A Service” offering follows the recent appointment of David Bentley from Fox-IT, and Penny Wilkinson from PeopleCo Worldwide, who are heading up the new service offering.

David has a wealth of experience in both Solution Sales and Recruitment, specialising in IT Service Management and related tools. Penny has in excess of 20 years IT recruitment experience, building up long term relationships with a number of international clients.

In line with Pink Elephant’s core business the new resource is based around ITIL, COBIT and ISO20000 specialising in Managed Services, Systems Integrators, Financial Services and Security Cleared projects and roles.

Commenting on the launch, Bentley says: “Our “Resource As A Service” is a bespoke service created for individual clients’ needs where we create and manage specific resource pools in line with clients demands. Typically these are based around ITIL, COBIT and ISO 20000, utilising ITSM Tools such as CA, IBM or BMC, but is certainly not limited to these areas.”

The “Resource As A Service” offering will also be delivering PMO, Pink Elephant UK’s Programme and Project Management Offering within IT. Specialising in Managed Services, Systems Integrators, Financial Services and Security Cleared projects and roles (SC & DV Cleared), specialist roles within this include Programme Directors, Programme Managers, Project Managers and Project Coordinators.

Pink Elephant UK CEO Marcus Harris explains: “The new division will complement our existing portfolio of services by offering a unique blend of over 25 years’ industry experience and a refreshing approach to helping resourcing issues. Our knowledge of the market and subject matter sets us apart from the generic recruitment industry.”


To connect with David and Penny, find them on LinkedIn or email them at d.bentley[at]pinkelephant[dot]com & pe.wilkinson[at]pinkelephant[dot]com

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About Pink Elephant


Pink Elephant is the world leader in IT management best practices, offering conferences, education and consulting services to public and private businesses globally, and many listed in the Fortune 500. The Company specialises in improving the quality of IT services through the application of recognised frameworks, including the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL). For more information, visit www.pinkelephant.com

ITIL® is a Registered Trade Mark and a Registered Community Trade Mark of the Office of Government Commerce, and is Registered in the US Patent and Trademark Office.

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For further information, please contact:
Caroline Wyatt
Head of Service Operations
Pink Elephant
Phone: + 44 (0) 118 903 6822
E-mail: c.wyatt[at]pinkelephant[dot]com


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