Chris Ichter from Microsoft France will join the local subsidiary as its enterprise and partner group director on January 7, replacing David Guy. He has been with Microsoft since 2003 and prior to that worked for a number of IT industry players including HP, Memorex, ICL and Xerox. His experience spans 18 years and he has managed teams with responsibilities for direct sales to customers and through-partner sales. Ichter also comes with a strong track record of helping customers achieve business results in highly competitive environments through Microsoft technology.
In a statement, Microsoft’s managing director Kevin Ackhurst says he is excited to have Ichter contribute his more global perspective to the team.
“With Chris Ichter, we will have on-board an experienced Microsoft senior manager whose industry understanding will increase the pace and depth of our contribution to the business needs of our customers and partners in New Zealand.”