Nigel Pengelly, who secured Express Data’s appointment as sole New Zealand distributor for Citrix Systems while working for the distributor, has become the vendor’s field sales manager.
Pengelly knows the local Citrix business well, having been partner manager and business development manager for the brand at Express Data.
In his new role, Citrix says Pengelly will work with key customers, partners, and prospects, and with the channel development team to deliver partner training programmes and drive growth. He will also identify new business opportunities for the vendor’s products and services.
Pengelly is one of two appointments Citrix has made to further its momentum in the local market. The other is former Trend Micro Australia channel and alliances manager Gavin Bennett as systems engineer.
Bennett will help the sales team identify opportunities for resellers and train partners and customers on Citrix products and services.
Both Pengelly and Bennett will be based in Auckland.
Citrix’s Australia/New Zealand vice president Rob Willis says the combined trans-Tasman business continues to achieve double digit revenue growth.