Novatech has appointed Dan Cooper as a CEO. In this role, Cooper will be responsible for the day-to-day business operation and overall growth of the company. The company said that its founder Darren Metz will continue his ownership interest and will take a new role as Executive Chairman.
“Dan, with his vast experience of leading innovative technology companies on a national level, is perfectly suited to take Novatech to the next stage in its growth,” said Jorge Gross, Partner at Trivest Partners.
Cooper is a 30-year industry veteran, he joined Xerox’s Global Imaging Systems (GIS) subsidiary, Electronic Systems (ESI), in 1999 and was appointed to the position of President in 2000. Under his leadership, ESI, an early pioneer in providing managed IT services, grew to into a dynamic company and one of the largest within the GIS portfolio.
In 2005, Cooper was promoted to the HQ of GIS, where he was responsible for overseeing the operation of companies across the U.S. He retired from GIS as President in August 2018. Prior to joining ESI, he spent 10 years with Danka Industries, where he served as a regional general manager.
“I want to honor the culture of bold entrepreneurism that has led Novatech since its founding. Darren Metz did an incredible job in growing this enterprise and achieving great success with customers in the marketplace. I am looking forward to continuing to build on this foundation and leading this organization into the future,” Cooper stated.
Novatech is funded by Private equity firm Trivest Partners.