Certus makes first of three managerial appointments

Eglinton responsible for New Zealand territory

IBM systems integrator, Certus Solutions, has filled the first of its three new territory manager positions for Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) with the appointment of Lee Eglinton.

“With our business forecast to double in size over the next three years, we are moving to create three ‘business hubs’, or territories, to enable full services and rapid decision making close to customers,” Certus managing director, Brian Allen, said. “Each territory will be led by a territory manager, responsible for coordinating each of our IBM lines of business to deliver a sophisticated solutions capability to our customers,” Allen says.

Eglinton, who will be taking care of New Zealand, was appointed for her depth and breadth of IBM solutions experience, and will be based in Auckland.

Having previously worked for IBM for 10 years, most recently as senior managing consultant, Eglinton said, “I see the Certus territory manager role in New Zealand as a very logical extension of my career with IBM. Certus is one of a new breed of ‘pure play’ IBM business partners, working closely with IBM to offer customers a sophisticated solutions capability.”

“IBM is looking to its partners to step up to a client focussed execution model. Having the client at the heart of any activity was my single minded focus at IBM and it will continue to be my motivation at Certus,” Eglinton added.

In addition to her IBM tenure, Eglinton has also held roles at TelstraClear, NCR, and Phillips.

Certus is yet to appoint a manager for its Australia North and Australia South territories.

2015 State of The IT Channel Survey : IT'S TIME!!! Fill in this year's State of the IT Channel Survey and be in the running to win great prizes. CLICK HERE

Join the ARN newsletter!

Error: Please check your email address.

Tags partnerSICertus SolutionsLee Eglintonappointmentsystem integratorIBMchannel

More about Certus SolutionsIBM AustraliaNCR AustraliaTelstraClear

ARN Directory | Distributors relevant to this article

Show Comments
 

Latest News

08:50AM
Telstra readies for Galaxy S6 launch with bonus data and bundled Presto
03:51AM
When is the new iPad mini coming out?
Mar 27
AppSense takes the wraps off its new analytics platform
Mar 27
SugarCRM beefs up its global executive team with three new hires
More News
30 Mar
Australian experts to address cybersecurity challenges and solutions at Canberra...
21 Apr
APJ Progress Spark Conference
22 Apr
2015 Innotribe Startup Challenge
27 Apr
Disruptocon
View all events