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Optimation appoints new Northern Region Manager

For Immediate Press Release

Wellington, New Zealand

Optimation appoints new Northern Region Manager

Verdon Kelliher has joined ICT services company Optimation as Northern Region Manager. Kelliher has a solid track record in New Zealand’s ICT industry, having worked in delivery, marketing, sales and management roles for companies including IBM, Logical Networks, Krone Communications and Telecom New Zealand. His last role prior to joining Optimation was as GTS National Sales Manager at IBM, responsible for outsource deals, services sales and sales of non-IBM branded products.

At Optimation, Kelliher will be applying his experience to drive the growth of the company’s Northern business across application development, architecture, ERP, SOA and web services for customers including Vodafone, Air New Zealand and Genesis Energy.

“Optimation is a company that I have always greatly admired because of its close relationships with customers and its ability to act quickly to solve clients’ business problems,” says Kelliher. “I believe that my strong business background will complement Optimation's capabilities and further enhance the company’s reputation as a business results focused partner for New Zealand organisations.”

About Optimation
Optimation ( is one of the Top 25 New Zealand ICT companies in the MIS Strategic 100. Formed in 1992, the company has offices in Auckland and Wellington, and a staff of 200 delivering Software Services, Technology Services and Managed Services. Optimation has a strategic partnership with Satyam Computer Services, a US$2b consulting and ICT services company with over 50,000 staff worldwide. This partnership gives clients local accountability, relationships and flexibility combined with global expertise and scale unmatched by any other NZ-owned ICT company.


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