CHARLOTTE — Versiant, a Charlotte-based international information technology provider, announced Tuesday that Jeff Spalding had been appointed its president and chief executive officer.

Versiant was founded in 2008 and has fewer than 50 employees. The company manages software and uses technology to improve businesses’ efficiency.

“With over a decade of growth and success, we began the search for a new CEO who could help take Versiant into our next growth phase,” the company said in the announcement.

“Jeff’s experience and accomplishments match the strategic goals of the company and we are extremely excited to name him as Versiant’s next CEO.  He brings a demonstrated track record of profitable revenue growth by driving customer value, operational excellence and employee engagement.  Jeff will help us drive new services, new markets, new partners, and enhance our customers experience.  We are delighted to have Jeff join our team,” said Versiant’s founding partners and search team.”

Spalding has more than 30 years of experience in the technology industry providing solutions to clients in various industries.

“i am very excited to join the founders in helping guide the company to further growth and success all while maintaining the unique culture and customer first focus that our employees have,” said Spalding in a statement

Spalding’s most recent role was COO of Peak 10, where he oversaw the sales, service delivery and support of hybrid IT, Cloud, DRaaS and colocation services.

Before that, Spalding was head of sales at Osprey Systems, an SAP and eCommerce firm and held multiple leadership roles with IBM.

This story is from the North Carolina Business News Wire, a service of UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Media and Journalism