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Jabra sets NZ expansion in sights with new BDM

30 May 2018

Jabra, a provider of communications and sound solutions, announces the expansion of its New Zealand operations, with the appointment of Chris Clark as Business Development Manager, New Zealand.

Based in Auckland, Clark will be responsible for growing the company’s market presence in New Zealand.

This includes driving opportunities with distribution partners and Jabra’s reseller base to further enhance customer success across the country.

Clark brings 10 years’ experience in Unified Communications (UC) and Telecommunications to his new role; with time previously spent at Cyclone Computer, CommArc, Spark New Zealand and VoicePro.

Clark’s main responsibility will be to manage and grow Jabra’s channel partner community.

“I am excited to join the Jabra team at such a pivotal time for UC,” says Clark.

“I have a huge passion for the industry and for building lasting relationships with channel partners to support our end-customers. With extensive experience in UC/ telecommunications in New Zealand, I am looking forward to engaging with businesses here on behalf of Jabra.”

Jabra A/NZ managing director David Piggott says, “We see the New Zealand market as a great growth opportunity for Jabra and Clark brings a wealth of experience in contact centres and Unified Communication solutions.

“We now have Chris in Auckland, and Brent Mitchell in Wellington giving us great national coverage. Jabra is the only headset vendor that is directly invested in the New Zealand market and we will continue to invest in our partner community to help them generate and close business. We’re extremely dedicated to supporting and growing our New Zealand channel partner community.”

Jabra recently released a new range of products, designed to focus on the ongoing changes in the UC market.

This included a doubling-down on security by building in encryption and authentication functions into their new headsets.

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