NEW ZEALAND LEADERSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS
You would be aware that Terry Dunn has recently retired and Jody Walters moved to ServiceNow late last year. I thank them both for their important and comprehensive involvement is getting NEXTGEN NZ to where it is today. After an extensive search, we have appointed Lynne Jeffery to the role of Managing Director, New Zealand. Lynne is currently the Head of Public Safety Solutions at NEC, looking after their biometric solutions, since Dec 2016. Prior to that Lynne had senior appointments @ The Wynyard Group; @ Jade Software; @ Spark (Gen-i); @ iPass; and @ Cable & Wireless in the UK.
Lynne is a KIWI; grew up in Wellington; and graduated from Victoria University, Wellington. Lynne will commence with NEXTGEN on 1 June after tidying things up at NEC. A note about her appointment is on this Link, https://www.arnnet.com.au/article/671644/nextgen-names-new-lead-across-tasman/
In addition, we have appointed David Long as Sales Director, NZ and he starts next week. Dave is a KIWI; grew up in Auckland; and educated at Auckland University of Technology. After working in Sydney for the past 14 years, he has just move his family back into their Auckland home. For the past 2 years, Dave has been a Key Account Director at Rubrik where we have done major deals & had lots of interaction with him. Prior to that, Dave had appointments @ Google Chrome; @ Dell EMC; and @ Lenovo.
Lynne and Dave will bring many years of experience across multiple vendors, partners and disciplines to lead NEXTGEN NZ into its next phase of growth and importantly support for you. We welcome them to the NEXTGEN Family.