Gytis Umantas has been appointed to become the CEO of UAB BAIP, one of the leading critical IT infrastructure companies in the Baltics. The new head of the company had been the chief of BAIP information technology service centre since its establishment. BAIP previous CEO Kazimieras Tonkūnas remains the CEO of BAIP group, BAIP parent company, and maintains his position in the boards of group daughter companies. From now on, Mr. Tonkūnas will concentrate on the strategic expansion of BAIP group.
„BAIP group has grown not only in terms of the number of employees and daughter companies but also in terms of project geography. Therefore, implementation of the group strategies and its expansion require my undivided attention. BAIP will continue to work in Lithuania and neighbouring countries, and through BAIP group – in other regions, too. Leadership of the company will be taken over by Mr. Umantas – my colleague whom I have been working with for more than 6 years” – commented Mr. Tonkūnas.
The newly appointed BAIP CEO Mr. Umantas said that: „I will be an active ambassador of our clients and seek for our closer and broader cooperation. BAIP has invested a lot in technological and process knowledge, acquired special partnerships. More of our clients in Lithuania and abroad could benefit from this. I want BAIP to maintain its leading positions in the field of critical IT infrastructure in Lithuania as well as be a company that is interesting and creative because of its approach and services; a company that is continuously growing together with our clients”.
Since the beginning of 2008 then UAB „Baltic Amadeus Infrastruktūros Paslaugos“, that laid the base for IT infrastructure business in the group and later became BAIP, has grown from 45 to 90 employees. Since 2009 it had been mostly specialising in IT services sector and helped its clients to use their IT infrastructure effectively during the economic crisis. Together with Vilnius University and international partners BAIP implemented two of the biggest supercomputer projects in the Baltics. New solutions for IT infrastructure had been presented and developed: critical IT infrastructure maintenance, development and recovery services, based on unique, BAIP own methodology – CIMF (Critical Infrastructure Maintenance Framework) and CopyPrint – a service which allows standardizing and renewing the equipment, managing printing and copying processes and optimizing costs.