Mike Norris (businessman)

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Mike Norris (born 1962[1] in Chelmsford) is the Chief Executive Officer of Computacenter plc[2] and the Non-Executive Chairman of Triage Services Ltd.[3]

Early Life and Education[edit]

Norris was born in Chelmsford and educated in Southend-on-Sea, both in Essex. At school Norris proved to be skilled with mathematics but struggled with dislexia. After his dislexia was discovered he was allowed to enter exams 45 minutes earlier than other students to read through his test paper.[4]

Norris has a degree in Computer Science and Mathematics, which he received from the University of East Anglia in 1983.[5]

Career[edit]

Norris joined Computacenter as a salesman in 1984, three years after the company began trading[6] Following promotions in 1988 and 1992, Mike Norris became Computacenter's Chief Executive Officer in 1994.[7]

Affiliations and interests[edit]

Confederation of British Industry[edit]

Norris is a member of the Confederation of British Industry (the "CBI") and is Chairman of its "Employment Policy Committee"[8] ("EPC"), which is a policy-making body for issues relating to human resources, including labour market flexibility, employment legislation and productivity.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Big shot: Mike Norris, Computacenter The Times January 11, 2011
  2. ^ Computacenter's senior management, Computacenter website. Retrieved October 12, 2013
  3. ^ Triage Services press release, Triage Services website.. Retrieved June 26, 2008. Archived 22 December 2010 at WebCite
  4. ^ Computacenter boss Norris on Essex, dyslexia and the Ford Escort The Channel, June 6, 2012
  5. ^ Computacenter's senior management, Computacenter website. Retrieved October 12, 2013
  6. ^ Computacenter's senior management, Computacenter website. Retrieved October 12, 2013
  7. ^ Reuters senior officer profile service. Retrieved July 23, 2008. Archived 22 December 2010 at WebCite
  8. ^ CBI Annual Report, 2010 (p14). Retrieved October 12, 2013.
  9. ^ EPC webpage, CBI website. Retrieved June 29, 2008. Archived 22 December 2010 at WebCite