SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Method, Inc.the strategic design arm of the digital engineering leader GlobalLogic Inc., today announced the appointment of Patrick Kalaher as the new head of its Europe division. Patrick brings to Method extensive design leadership experience and experience in developing and expanding European-based design businesses throughout his career. This new appointment is a key step in realizing Method’s strategy to expand its core design and engineering services into the EU market, with the aim of supporting a wider range of European customers in their initiatives. of digital transformation.
Originally from Canada, Patrick has held strategic positions with leading technology design companies in the US, UK, Germany and is now based in Lucerne, Switzerland. He is a seasoned business and product strategist, also specializing in professional services marketing and business development. Patrick has a proven track record of applying systems thinking to marketing and business development with deep expertise in telecommunications, utilities, manufacturing, sustainability and next-generation services and a history of driving sustainable growth while promoting innovation.
In his recent role as vice president of global marketing, business development and strategy at frog, and spurred by the onset of the COVID pandemic, Kalaher became invested in the idea that customers have access to products human-centric solutions while working to provide end-to-end product design and delivery.
“COVID has made it clear that companies really need to embrace the idea of human-centered design as they are forced to meet growing and – often new – online demand,” Patrick said. “What drew me to Method – and GlobalLogic by extension – was the culture that looks at all aspects of product development and design with an eye to the impact it can have on the business as well as the customer. ‘final user.”
“The Method is thrilled to have a forward-thinker like Patrick Kalaher on our team,” said Joe Ryan, Method Manager. “With new management in place, we are excited to grow our footprint and expand our design-focused product engineering services across Europe.”
About the method
Method (www.method.com), a GlobalLogic company, is a strategic design company. We create value and impact through the design of meaningful brands, digital products and service experiences. As businesses must navigate uncharted territories, we use design as a strategic tool to understand customer needs, uncover new opportunities, make the right decisions, accelerate time to market and drive the digital transformation process. Together with GlobalLogic, Method’s parent company, we provide large-scale design and engineering services from more than 30 locations in 12 countries.