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Wavelink
Wavelink bolsters channel support with three new hires
The appointments demonstrate Wavelink’s "commitment to key vendors and partners" as well as supporting the recently announced Connected Health business unit.
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Board International
Board expands sales and business team in A/NZ
“These four industry veterans are dynamic executives who will support our ongoing expansion and provide customers with the gold standard in achieving deployment success."
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IT storage
Scality announces additions to senior executive team as demand in APAC grows
“To meet the growing demand for large-scale hybrid and multi cloud solutions to support modern digital initiatives, we're investing in people."
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Cybersecurity
Duo's Kendra Ross steps aside to take on board role
“The timing is right for me to step away from the day-to-day operations and let the next generation of leaders shine," says Ross.
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Appointments
Snowflake appoints ex-VMware executive as APJ president
Jon Robertson will be responsible for driving the adoption and expansion of Snowflake’s Data Cloud in the local market.
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SaaS
Fergus grows staff by 50%, bolsters C-suite after bumper growth year
Chris Stevens has been appointed as the chief technology and product officer and is tasked with supporting the company’s technical development and product roadmap.
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Lenovo
Lenovo has a new NZ country manager after Mike Hill retires
Lenovo’s New Zealand lead, Mike Hill, is set to retire, with a new country manager stepping into the role.
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Channel partners
Ivanti grows global and regional channel teams with two new hires
Erik Randles has been appointed as senior vice president of global channels and alliances, while Rose Old steps in as channels director for Australia and New Zealand.
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Microsoft
Patrick Quesnel, a Microsoft NZ mainstay, is appointed as Azure infrastructure lead for APAC
Quesnel comes into the new role off the back of over three years as AI business group lead for Microsoft Azure New Zealand, where he was ‘instrumental’ in building Microsoft NZ’s business. 
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Microsoft
AvePoint continues channel investment with new hire
AvePoint has hired a new head of global channel, focused on expanding the company’s relationships with managed service providers, solution providers and systems integrators.
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Voyager Internet
Voyager Internet enters next phase of growth with executive team change
The company has shaken up its executive team, with new hires for its CEO, CCO and COO roles.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Hostopia Australia extends AWS partnership with latest appointment
In his role, Gerald Bachlmayr will spearhead the AWS cloud and customer delivery strategy for Hostopia and its Anchor branch, while streamlining the delivery of AWS for customers.
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Fintech
Kiwibank appoints two new GMs to its tech department
“Our digital and technology team are working more closely than ever with teams from around the bank, so that we can better understand the needs, challenges, and opportunities of both our customers and teams.”
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Cloud Security
Bitglass kicks off new year with two senior APJ hires
“I look forward to helping Bitglass change the way people and organisations protect themselves when using the cloud."
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Microsoft
Microsoft NZ completes new senior leadership team with AWS hire
"This appointment has taken us a while due to COVID19 and our commitment to only hiring the best of the best talent."
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Samsung
IBM appoints Martin Chee as general manager of ASEAN
Chee will oversee IBM’s business growth in the ASEAN region, and will be based in IBM ASEAN’s headquarters in Singapore.
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Kordia
Kordia names Shaun Rendell as new CEO
Kordia Group has appointed former CFO Shaun Rendell at its new CEO, following the recent death of the late CEO Scott Bartlett.
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Fortinet
Fortinet appoints new director of operation technology for A/NZ
Fortinet has appointed a new director of operational technology (OT) solutions in a bid to extend offerings to Australian and New Zealand customers.
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Appointments
CPG expands executive leadership team with data centre veteran
"Leveraging my two decades in the industry, I look forward to working with CPG's executive and sales team to accelerate the company's growth trajectory across all lines of business."
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VMware
VMware chief to take the reins at Intel as new CEO
In a tweet, Gelsinger describes his time at VMware as ‘incredible, and life-changing’.
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Business growth
Talend appoints new A/NZ vice president with partner sales background
Talend has appointed a new regional vice president for Australia and New Zealand with the intention of driving the next phase of growth in the area.
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Appointments
Ardmac appoints deputy MD for data centre division
Jason Casey, who is a member of the Chartered Institute of Building, previously worked as associate director within Ardmac’s cleanroom business unit. 
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Cisco
Cisco's APJC executive team has a new leader
"I am delighted to be given the opportunity to lead our business in this dynamic region and am looking forward to building on our success," says Dave West, new president for APJC.
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Samsung
Samsung Electronics names new Southeast Asia & Oceania boss
“I am pleased to return to Southeast Asia and Oceania, and lead one of the vibrant leading hubs for Samsung Electronics globally."