Chief Executive Officer
Sharon Johnston is the Chief Executive Officer of the Xchange Technology Group. She joined the company as Finance leader in 2016 and was actively involved in Sales, Procurement and HR before being appointed as CEO in 2018.
Sharon retains responsibility for the Finance function across all business units globally, in addition to assuming leadership of the company. She brings a broad range of functional expertise as well as domestic and international experience. Her focus is on team alignment with, and execution of corporate strategy and she has developed excellent working relationships and reporting tools which contribute to cross-functional decision making.
Sharon is a Chartered Accountant with more than 20 years’ experience in leadership and finance management positions. She commenced her career with PricewaterhouseCoopers and was a Senior Manager in the Audit & Assurance group. Her extensive industry experience in technology and manufacturing environments has included interim finance leadership roles primarily with public and private companies going through restructuring, refinancing, acquisitions or divestitures.
Sharon is based out of the company’s Mississauga, Ontario office.
VP of North American Sales
As the VP of North American Sales for IT Xchange, Mr. Randazzo is responsible for corporate growth and strategy, sales leadership, full P&L management and business development. As well, Mr. Randazzo manages the customer service, operations and technical service teams.
After graduating from Stony Brook College with a Masters degree in Sciences, Mr. Randazzo started his career working in the data center at Reuters in Long Island. He then joined USPC Corp where he worked as a Sales Representative based in New York City. As one of the first employees at the firm, Mr. Randazzo was involved in every aspect of the business as it developed over his seven-year tenure.
Mr. Randazzo joined Vernon Technology Solutions in 1995 as the Director of Sales and Marketing and focused on efforts in the short-term computer rental business and the expansion of four offices in the U.S. He then was promoted to National Sales and Operations Manager where he was responsible for corporate expansion including the restructuring of 11 branch offices in a seven-year period. With a continued focus on revenue generation and margin improvement, Mr. Randazzo became the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Vernon Technology Solutions, North America in 2000, which Xchange Technology Group would acquire in 2007.
In 2015, Mr. Randazzo was named Vice President of North American Sales for IT Xchange as a result of his leadership, successful sales initiatives and revenue growth within Xchange Technology Group.
Mr. Randazzo has been married for 23 years with two children. He and his family enjoy skiing, boating, scuba diving, biking, paintball, horseback riding and other outdoor hobbies.
Managing Director of EMEA & AP
Michael Robertson is the Managing Director of EMEA & AP for the IT Xchange business unit of Xchange Technology Group, where he is responsible for global sales performance and strategy of the company’s global footprint outside North America.
Michael has over 20 years of experience in the IT Industry and is highly knowledgeable in the circular IT markets for IBM, Lenovo, HP, Dell and Microsoft. He joined the company in 2001 as an account executive, where he has continued to climb into higher level management positions into his current role where he oversees the professional development of the international sales team in Europe and Asia Pacific.
In this role, Michael has driven strong growth and results from the international regions, expanded the European footprint with an office in Barcelona, Spain, and consolidated the Asia Pacific facilities at key strategic operational areas to significantly improve bottom line results.
Michael is based out of the Paisley, Scotland office. He enjoys playing golf, football and winter sports.