Southern Cross Computer Systems has named Mike Sakalas general manager, commercial, responsible for national sales and marketing.
“Mike will be responsible for national sales and marketing operations and will oversee our alliance and strategic relationships. He will manage our continued growth plans, with particular emphasis on our foray into new geographic and vertical growth markets,” Southern Cross managing director, Mark Kalmus, said in a statement.
Sakalas joined Southern Cross after 16 years in the IT industry with stints at National TechTeam, EMC and most recently NetApp, where he was responsible for enterprise, government and commercial sales operations in the southern and western regions.
During that time, Sakalas led sales, development and management of enterprise data management solutions in several verticals throughout Australia.