SOURCE: Astreya Partners, Inc.

Astreya Partners, Inc.

February 14, 2011 10:31 ET

Astreya Partners Appoints Jim Illson to Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer as Company Continues Investment and Growth in IT Infrastructure Services

Seasoned Senior Level Executive Has Over 25 Years of Experience of Driving Operating and Financial Performance in Technology Value Added Services and IT Distribution Environments

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - February 14, 2011) - Astreya Partners, Inc., a multi-national IT services provider, announced that it has appointed Jim Illson to the positions of chief operating officer and chief financial officer, Astreya Partners. In this dual role, Illson is responsible for implementing and managing the operational and financial strategies to support Astreya's long-term, multi-national growth. He will report directly to President and CEO Jeffrey Freeland.

Illson is a seasoned executive with over two decades of experience of driving operational and financial performance at both public and private companies in the technology, distribution and manufacturing sectors. Previously, Illson held C-level and senior executive positions at well-respected companies including Bell Microproducts, Merisel, and Deloitte.

"Jim brings a tremendous amount of experience and strategic insight to our executive team," commented Freeland. "As we invest in our business to serve client companies around the world with their IT infrastructure solutions, Jim's contributions ensure that we provide the highest levels of support. He is leading initiatives which are enabling Astreya to execute with the operational and financial scale needed to support our continued multi-national growth." 

Over the course of his career, Illson's accomplishments have included spearheading programs to increase profitability; reduce expenses and improve asset management; raise capital; and lead a broad range of domestic and international acquisitions. Illson received his B.S. from Drexel University and his M.S. in Industrial Administration from Purdue.

"Astreya has built a world-class business in offering IT infrastructure solutions through maintaining a rigorous focus on quality and commitment to meeting the needs of its clients. As a result, Astreya has achieved strong growth despite an unstable and an unpredictable economy," commented Jim Illson. "We are investing in our business to support our clients as they expand their international operations. During the past year, we have expanded into over 20 countries and implemented a business and financial structure which has ample capacity to support the growth of our dynamic, multi-national customer base."

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About Astreya Partners
Astreya Partners is a global IT services firm specializing in delivering high quality infrastructure solutions. Based in the heart of Silicon Valley, the company provides consulting, services and product solutions to a wide range of clients both domestically and internationally. Astreya delivers consulting and staffing services through a rigorous recruitment cycle that attracts and retains the most qualified and talented IT professionals in the industry. By focusing on the unique cultural and infrastructure needs of its clients, the company delivers well-designed solutions that enable its customers to operate more effectively, resulting in long-term, mutually beneficial relationships. For more information, please visit

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