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Unisys Appoints David Barnes as MD, ANZ

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Unisys Appoints David Barnes as Managing Director, ANZ

Unisys has appointed David Barnes as Managing Director, Australia and New Zealand. In this role, Mr Barnes will have responsibility for the operations, customer satisfaction and overall financial performance of the New Zealand and Australian business. Mr Barnes will also hold a key operational role within the company’s overall Asia Pacific region.

Mr Barnes joins Unisys from SAP where he spent the last seven years in senior leadership roles, the most recent being Chief Operating Officer for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. His other roles at SAP included Chief Financial Officer in various geographies, including New Zealand and Australia.

Mr Barnes’ career has spanned senior commercial and financial duties for a broad range of companies in Australia, the US and Europe. This has included working in a diverse range of industries such as telecommunications, distribution, corporate travel and recruitment.

“As the leader of the New Zealand and Australian business, David will build on Unisys proven approach and expertise in secure IT services – from advice to implementation to ongoing support. He will continue the successful strategy of focusing on the financial services, public sector and transportation segments as seen in the new business wins already attained in 2008 including a major Australian bank, Australia Post, ING DIRECT, NSW RailCorp and Vodafone,” said Andrew Barkla, Vice President and General Manager, Unisys Asia Pacific.

Mr Barnes holds a Bachelor of Business from the University of Technology, Sydney.

About Unisys Asia Pacific
Unisys helps clients with solutions for more secure business operations by aligning technology with business strategy. Drawing on a history of industry innovation and expertise, Unisys provides specialised services, delivered by trusted consultants. In Asia Pacific, Unisys delivers services and solutions through subsidiaries in New Zealand, Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Korea, Malaysia, The Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand and through distributors or resellers in other countries in the region. For more information, visit


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