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NetApp Appoints New Channel Executive For New Zealand

  • 21 November, 2007 09:45

<p>NETAPP APPOINTS NEW CHANNEL EXECUTIVE FOR NEW ZEALAND</p>
<p>NEW ZEALAND, Auckland – 21 November 2007 – Network Appliance, a leading provider of enterprise storage solutions, has announced the appointment of Greg Owen to the role of Account Executive. In this role, Owen will be responsible for building channel relationships and implementing strategies to add further value to NetApp customers in New Zealand.</p>
<p>This position will allow Owen to nurture and develop his long standing relationships with the channel and work closely with NetApp resellers to support their business operations. Owen’s appointment contributes to the strategic growth of the NetApp team in New Zealand.</p>
<p>Owen has over 15 years experience in the IT industry working in sales and sales management roles in the reseller channel. Prior to this appointment, Owen worked at Gen-i as a Client Director where he was responsible for managing major sales to enterprise customers. Owen also spent time at Axon, Wang and Fujitsu, where he was heavily involved in the acquisition and management of some of their largest New Zealand accounts.</p>
<p>In his new role, Owen reports to Scott Morris, Director, Partner and Public Sector Sales, NetApp Australia and New Zealand.</p>
<p>Morris said, “Because the Network Appliance New Zealand business currently operates through the channel, Greg was an obvious candidate for this key role. He has strong industry relationships, experience, and understanding of the challenges our partners face. At NetApp, we strive to provide our customers with high-value experiences and the expertise that Greg brings to the company will be a key factor in continuing that trend.”</p>
<p>About Network Appliance</p>
<p>Network Appliance is a world leader in unified storage solutions for today’s data-intensive enterprise. Since its inception in 1992, Network Appliance has delivered technology, product, and partner firsts that simplify data management. Information about Network Appliance™ solutions and services is available at www.netapp.com .</p>
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rachel.york@maxaustralia.com.au</p>

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