Cúram Software Expands Footprint in ANZ
Cúram Software Expands Footprint in ANZ, Announces New Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand
Dirk Klein Brings More Than 25 Years of Experience To Support Cúram Software s Growth in Australia and New ZealandHERNDON, Va. (BUSINESS WIRE) July 4,2008
Cúram Software, the leading provider of Social Enterprise Management (SEM) software solutions, today announced Dirk Klein as its new Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand. Klein joins the Cúram Software team with more than 25 of years of industry experience, primarily working with governments in the greater Asia Pacific region. His appointment underscores Cúram Software s commitment to providing its market-leading SEM solutions to Australia and New Zealand and to meeting the challenges facing social services organizations that provide for the long term welfare of children and families in need, as well as rehabilitation and compensation services that lead to positive outcomes for injured workers.
As the new Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand, Klein will be responsible for overall business operations, customer service, sales, and business development. There is enormous potential for Cúram Software in this region and I see a wealth of opportunities for us to achieve our key business objectives. There has already been such a great acceptance of the Cúram solutions and I am excited to work with our customers who have been successful pioneers in transforming their businesses. It s a very exciting time to be a part of Cúram in Australia and New Zealand, said Klein.
Over the past two years, Cúram Software has substantially increased our presence in the ANZ market increasing the number of employees and contract wins in the region, said Ernie Connon, president, Cúram Software. We continue to invest in the development of our management team, reflecting our continued growth and commitment to Australia and New Zealand. Dirk Klein s in-depth industry knowledge and experience will assist in maintaining Cúram s momentum to more readily support governments in this geography.
Prior to joining Cúram Software, Klein served as State General Manager, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and the Federal Sector, for Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand. In that role, he was responsible for business development, including the sale of Fujitsu lines of business, as well as acting as the primary location manager and public representative of the company in the ACT and to the Australian Federal Government. Klein also previously served as the Business Development Manager, Federal Government for Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) Australia. As the Business Development Manager, Klein was responsible for increasing revenue through the development of new business opportunities.
Cúram Software s growth in ANZ follows a series of contract awards and growth patterns worldwide. Notable customer implementations in that region include the South Australia Work Cover (SAWC), Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) of Australia, Disability Services Queensland (DSQ) of Australia, and the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) of New Zealand.
SEM is an outcomes-focused category of enterprise software that leverages COTS applications to transform as well as modernize social security and social services agencies. SEM provides comprehensive enterprise eligibility IT solutions crossing agency boundaries, simplifying policies, and integrating with existing technology. SEM fosters holistic, convenient services for citizens as well as provides screening for needs and referrals to community-based resources.
About Cúram Software:
Cúram Software is the leading provider of Social Enterprise Management (SEM) software solutions, delivering best-in-class applications for social enterprises globally including, health and human services, workforce services, and social security organizations. Using the Cúram Business Application Suite"! agencies can immediately reap the benefits of client-centric business processes and an outcomes-driven integrated service delivery model. The Cúram Business Application Suite, underpinned by the Cúram Enterprise Framework"!, combines the advantages of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) software, an enterprise platform and service oriented architecture with the business and technical flexibility required to allow agencies to implement solutions to meet their strategic objectives. Cúram Software is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland with offices throughout North America, Europe, Australia, and India.