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Progress Software hires channel expert Trevor Rogers in senior ANZ role

12 Sep 16

Trevor Rogers has joined global application development company Progress as director of partner and alliance for Australia and New Zealand. 

The appointment follows a move to focus on the ANZ channel and partner network through increased expansion into the local market and the quest for digital transformation.

Rogers will be responsible for leading Progress through driving channel sales and growth across the entire company, including its digital marketing, content and experience management, application development, data connectivity and business rule management operations.

Rogers will also consult with partners to form digital business strategies that work towards their long-term business goals.

“I’m excited to join Progress at such a pivotal time and look forward to building further momentum of a stronger partner ecosystem, that’s mutually beneficial for Progress and its partners. Partners are an integral component to the future growth and success of Progress as we enable companies to transform their businesses, and I will work collaboratively with them to engage their unique capabilities and skillsets to ensure a consistent business model that delivers a common ground of mutual success," Rogers says.

Rogers will report to Craig Law, Progress ANZ managing director.

“The appointment of Trevor is a great coup for the Progress channel and partner development efforts in the region. Trevor’s passion and reputation as a partner evangelist precedes him. Progress will benefit from his proven success in all aspects of driving a successful partner ecosystem, from strategic alliances including local, global and regional SI partners, through to solution providers, service providers, resellers, distributors and ISV partners,” Law comments.

Rogers has an extensive history in partner development roles, including his most recent role as partner director at CA Technologies.

His 30-year history in channel areas includes national channel and alliance manager at Oracle, 10 years of channel management at HP Australia. He has experience across strategic alliances with global and local SI partners, solutions and service providers, resellers, distributors and ISVs.

“Trevor’s role is testament to our commitment in partnering with Australian and New Zealand businesses during a time of enormous change, to provide end customers with the tools necessary in navigating through this new digital environment,” Law concludes.

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