Hitachi Data Systems has grown its ANZ team with a number of new appointments, including four new channel roles and three new senior sales experts.
Mark Ireland is the company’s new channel sales manager for New Zealand, based in Wellington, while Andrew Heading has moved from ANZ channel marketing manager to ANZ marketing manager, replacing Tim Smith.
The company has also announced the appointment of Mark Edwards as senior account manager and Alex Schneider as channel development manager.
Altay Ayyuce has been appointed to lead Hitachi’s communication, media and entertainment (CME) business in the ANZ region while Anthony Clarke has taken on the role of commercial sales director in regions of Australia and New Zealand. He will also be responsible for driving Hitachi’s Financial Services business growth in the region.
Additionally, the company announced George Yacoub has the new federal government/ACT sales director in Australia.
“This raft of appointments demonstrates Hitachi Data Systems’ commitment to the Australian and New Zealand channel and that we are a company with strong local ambitions and a clear strategy for growth,” says Neville Vincent, managing director, Hitachi Data Systems in Australia and New Zealand. “The proven expertise and knowledge being invested in the business will empower our partners with better skills, tools and resources to provide reliable storage solutions for their customers.”