NEWS16 December 2015

Lightspeed’s Filz to take on APAC CEO role

Asia Pacific News People

APAC — Martin Filz, currently CEO, EMEA at Lightspeed is to become CEO, Asia Pacific on January 1 of next year.

Martin Filz

David Day, president and global CEO, will take on Filz’s EMEA role in an interim capacity while the company searches for a replacement.

Filz (pictured) joined Lightspeed four years ago from Research Now.

“Martin’s strong leadership and industry expertise have played an important role in the growth and development of our EMEA operations,” said Day. “In his new role, he will lead our Asia Pacific teams to develop deep client relationships through the delivery of our core offerings.

“This transition is an important step in building our global portfolio and providing dynamic leadership in a multichannel environment.”