Secure-24 Appoints IT Industry Veteran to Lead SAP Sales: The Southfield IT application outsourcing and cloud computing provider Secure-24 Wednesday announced it had appointed Tom Hardy to the position of vice president of SAP sales. Secure-24 has been a long-time SAP-certified provider of cloud and hosting services. At Secure-24, Hardy brings over 25 years of Fortune 500 IT industry experience in winning new business, forging strong customer relationships, and developing strategic partnerships in the high technology industry. Reporting to Secure-24’s executive vice president in this new position, Hardy will lead a team of SAP experts throughout the US, as well as oversee all SAP sales and existing SAP accounts. Prior to joining Secure-24, Hardy was a global client partner for SAP America for over eight years. In that position, he managed service sales globally for Fortune 50 enterprises in the financial services, manufacturing, energy, retail, chemical, food, automotive and numerous other industries. Hardy began his career at Massachusetts-based A&H Associates, where he served as co-founder and executive vice president of sales and marketing, with a focus on IBM and SAP enterprise deployments. Hardy holds a bachelor of science degree from Northeastern University. More at www.secure-24.com.