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Hughes takes up Country Manager Role for 3Com Australia and New Zealand

  • 04 December, 2009 14:26

<p>AUSTRALIA – 4 December 2009 – 3Com Corporation has appointed Angela Hughes to the position of Country Manager for Australia and New Zealand. She will be responsible for the overall operation, sales and marketing across the two countries.</p>
<p>Hughes joined 3Com in January this year as Queensland State Manager where she was responsible for one of 3Com’s largest accounts – the Department of Education and Training. She was also instrumental in working on and securing recent tenders for Brisbane Grammar School, Liverpool City Council and the Queensland Police Service.</p>
<p>Rose Chen, Vice President and General Manager, 3Com Asia Pacific said: “With 20 years experience in the ICT industry and her most recent role of 3Com’s Queensland State Manager, we strongly believe that Angela is the right person for the job.”</p>
<p>Added Chen: “Since joining 3Com, we have seen Angela strengthen 3Com’s customer base within the state of Queensland. We are confident that she will continue to cement these relationships in her new role. Angela will focus on developing the strengths of the 3Com business in Australia and New Zealand, playing a key role on all 3Com accounts as well as driving our ever-important partner relationships.”</p>
<p>Prior to joining 3Com, Hughes spent two years as an account director for Dimension Data where she focused on Queensland’s whole of government strategy and the acquisition of major accounts. Hughes also spent two years as the general manager for Internet services at the University of Queensland and 11 years at AAPT as Queensland state manager.</p>
<p>Hughes said the breadth and level of the position was an attractive proposition. She added: "The company spirit appeals to me. Since joining 3Com, I have been impressed by its business model, growth plans and its successful track record as one of Asia Pacific’s leading networking companies. I’m really looking forward to being a part of 3Com’s next growth phase.”</p>
<p>About 3Com Corporation
3Com Corporation is a $1.3 billion global enterprise networking solutions provider that sets a new price/performance standard for customers. 3Com has three global brands—H3C, 3Com, and TippingPoint—that offer high-performance networking and security solutions to enterprises large and small. The H3C® enterprise networking portfolio—a market leader in China—includes products that span from the data center to the edge of the network, while TippingPoint® network-based intrusion prevention systems and network access control solutions deliver in-depth, no-compromise application, infrastructure and performance protection.</p>
<p>Copyright © 2009 3Com Corporation. 3Com, the 3Com logo, H3C and, TippingPoint are registered trademarks of 3Com Corporation or its wholly owned subsidiaries in various countries throughout the world. All other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective holders.</p>

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