Accenture has appointed Andrew J.P. Levy to the newly created position of Chief Corporate and Government Affairs Officer. Levy will lead the company’s geopolitical strategic analysis and its global government relations function, and a global network of external strategists. Andrew J.P Levy has been with Accenture for more than 10 years, most recently serving as the company’s general counsel for Growth Markets, based in Hong Kong and Singapore. Prior to joining Accenture, Levy held other regional and global legal roles for Accenture.
Trellix, the cybersecurity company delivering the future of extended detection and response (XDR), appointed Sam Henderson as Managing Director, of Channels and Alliances for Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ). Based in Singapore, Henderson will play an integral part in overseeing the region following a new unified partner program, Trellix Xtend, to be rolling out in 2023.
Wipro Limited, a global information technology, consulting and business process services company, appointed Simmi Dhamija as the Chief Operating Officer of the Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa (APMEA) strategic market unit. Dhamija will lead delivery and operations of the unit across its different regions and effectively support its profitable growth ambitions. She is a seasoned leader with over two decades of experience in the technology industry.
Outseer, a provider of payment authentication and monitoring solutions, announced the appointment of Scott Olson as Chief Marketing Officer. Olson will spearhead Outseer’s mission to liberate the world from transactional fraud and build on the firm’s heritage of innovation. Throughout his illustrious career, Scott Olson has served as an innovator and marketing leader at security and fraud management companies that have delivered solutions to the financial services, ecommerce, and public sector industries among many others. Olson joins Outseer after serving as Vice President of Global Product Marketing at TransUnion overseeing go-to-market strategy for seven global solution lines with teams across the world.
Aussie Massive Internet of Things (IoT) firm Thinxtra appointed Carineh Grigorian as Marketing Director, completing its executive team as the company strengthens its Australia and New Zealand businesses and doubles down on expansion in Hong Kong and Macau. Grigorian comes with 20 years’ experience in IT, real estate and property development, and financial services, with a focus on channel marketing. She is tasked with evolving Thinxtra’s marketing strategy to support the company’s fast expanding commercial and partnerships across asset management, indoor air quality (IAQ) monitoring, and operational technologies.
Data management platform AvePoint has appointed Mike Prieto as Vice President and Managing Director, ANZ. Prieto joins the team amidst strong revenue and ARR growth across all regions. The appointment of Prieto is part of AvePoint’s increased investment in the region and comes alongside the appointment of Max McNamara as Director of Solution Engineering.
Premium flexible workspace and building hospitality provider Hub Australia has strengthened its customer experience team with the appointment of Rebekah Murphy as Chief Experience Officer. The move comes as Hub focusses on expanding its workplace products and experiences across capital cities and local communities nationally, as well as evolving member experience and workplace strategies in line with the changing nature of work post-pandemic.
Apptio Inc, the provider of technology business management (TBM) and cost optimisation solutions, has appointed Mark West to Regional Vice President for Australia and New Zealand. West is charged with evolving Apptio’s go-to-market strategy, with focus on helping firms managing spiralling cloud costs and budget waste. This includes optimising existing and establishing relationships with A/NZ’s largest banks, retailers, telecommunications providers, and federal and state govt agencies, among others, alongside Apptio’s partner ecosystem.
Wipro Limited, a global information technology, consulting and business process services company, announced the appointment of Christopher Smith as the Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand. Christopher has over two decades of IT and Telecommunications experience in the US, Europe, Asia, and Australia. He joins from Telstra, where he was the Group Owner of Telstra Purple, the largest Australian owned technology Services Company.
Zetaris, the Australian fast growth analytical data virtualisation company enabling real-time joined analysis of data across multiple clouds and the data center, announced a significant United States appointment, securing Kent Graziano as its Chief Technology Advisor. This is the first time Graziano, known as The Data Warrior, a globally recognised thought leader in cloud and data warehousing strategies has agreed to a venture with an Australian company. He has written dozens of articles and books on data modeling, Data Vault, and agile data warehousing. Previously he served as Snowflake’s Chief Technical Evangelist.