Story image

Sage appoints new country manager for NZ, looks at partners

30 Mar 15

Business management software provider Sage Business Solutions has today announced Justin Robbins has been appointed to the role of New Zealand country manager. 

Robbins comes to the role following six years as a strategic sales director for Sage in South Africa.

In his new role, Robbins will be responsible for the development and operations of Sage Business Solutions in New Zealand, through client acquisition and optimising customer satisfaction with the Sage ERP X3, Sage 300 ERP, Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate and Sage CRM product suite.
 
“We are thrilled to have Justin leading our New Zealand operation,” says Mike Lorge, managing director, Sage Business Solutions. 

“There are a number of similarities between the South Africa and New Zealand operations, not least being the strong innovation mindset of both countries.”

Lorge says, “We are confident his experience there will lead to positive results for our New Zealand business. Justin also has intricate knowledge of our business products and solutions; he was the natural choice for this appointment.”
 
“New Zealand presents a number of business opportunities for Sage, and I’m excited at the prospect of bringing our proven products and solutions to the New Zealand market,” Robbins says. 

“We have a very solid partner ecosystem supporting our team here that gives us strong coverage across New Zealand and I look forward to further developing and strengthening our operations in partnership with them.”

CERT NZ highlights rise of unauthorised access incidents
“In one case, the attacker gained access and tracked the business’s emails for at least six months. They gathered extensive knowledge of the business’s billing cycles."
Report finds GCSB in compliance with NZ rights
The Inspector-General has given the GCSB its compliance tick of approval for the fourth year in a row.
Cisco dominates record-high Ethernet switch & router markets
While the market is flourishing, it’s tough-going as Cisco has increased its majority share of the pie.
Preparing for e-invoicing requirements
The New Zealand and Australian governments are working on a joint approach to create trans-Tasman standards to e-invoicing that’ll make it easier for businesses in both countries work with each other and across the globe
SAP provides partners with free access to their cloud platform
“Now that over 3,700 SAP partners have joined our cloud strategy, the free resources will help them accelerate application development."
Company-X celebrates ranking on Deloitte's Fast 500 Asia Pacific
Hamilton-based software firm Company-X has landed a spot on Deloitte Technology’s Fast 500 Asia Pacific 2018 ranking - for the second year in a row.
Gartner names Proofpoint Leader in enterprise information archiving
The report provides a detailed overview of the enterprise information archiving market and evaluates vendors based on completeness of vision and ability to execute.
WatchGuard appoints new channel distributors in A/NZ
The appointments will enable WatchGuard to expand its regional channel reseller footprint.