Shannon Harris has been appointed Managing Director and Technology Leader of IBM New Zealand. Shannon joins from Spark, where she was General Manager of Sales for Business Group North, and has previously held senior roles at HPE, Triquesta, Lenovo, Walker Wireless and AT&T.
Harris previously worked for IBM, as Head of Direct Sales, Northern, for two years until 2007.
"I am delighted to return to IBM and to work with colleagues and partners who share my passion for helping Kiwi businesses accelerate their digital journeys while ensuring that all communities throughout New Zealand have the vital digital skills for succeeding in today's world," Harris says.
"Shannon's entrepreneurial spirit and leadership experience, combined with her deep understanding of the business and technology needs of local organisations, positions IBM and our New Zealand partners to succeed.
"I am delighted Shannon is returning to our business," says Agnes Heftberger, Australia, Southeast Asia, New Zealand and Korea General Manager and Technology Leader, IBM.