Certus Consulting appoints New Account Manager
FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION
Certus Consulting appoints New Account Manager, Steve Jenkins
AUCKLAND, 20 January 2004 - Certus Consulting, an IBM Premier Partner for Software, and leading IT consulting and implementation company, announced today the appointment of Steve Jenkins to Account Manager. Based in Auckland, Mr Steve Jenkins will be responsible for managing key accounts.
Mr Jenkins has more than twenty years experience in senior account and sales management roles within the IT industry in New Zealand, Canada, Britain and the United States.
According to Penny White, General Manager Services and Operations, Certus Consulting, the appointment of Mr Jenkins exemplifies the company's commitment to helping customers achieve the highest levels of business value and competitive advantage through IBM solutions. "Steve's extensive industry background, combined with his knowledge of IBM hardware and software solutions, adds significant depth to the level of service Certus Consulting offers," says Ms White.
About Certus Consulting
Established in 1998, Certus Consulting is an IT consulting and technology implementation company with offices in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. In May 2003, Certus Consulting merged with Datec New Zealand, a subsidiary of Datec Group Ltd, to form the largest company in New Zealand that focuses exclusively on the provision of IBM services and solutions in both software and hardware. Certified in a number of IBM products including DB2, WebSphere, Tivoli and Lotus, the company is one of only three IBM Premier Partners for Software in New Zealand. These products are backed by IBM Storage solutions, PC's and servers, including X Series, P Series, and I Series.
A leading vendor of IBM software in New Zealand, Certus Consulting was one of only thirty worldwide Business Partners that received recognition at the 2003 IBM Partnerworld conference in New Orleans for exceeding sales targets.
Certus Consulting has wide ranging experience in a variety of sectors including telecommunications, insurance, energy and utilities, finance, retail and government. Clients include AMP, Alstom New Zealand, Farmers, BNZ, New Zealand Milk, NZMP, Westpac, W Stevenson & Sons, Sky City, Waste Management NZ, Tranz Rail, State Services Commission and the Department of Internal Affairs.