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Five new Executive Council members named for CompTIA ANZ Channel Community

Dec 13, 2016

Sydney, Australia – CompTIA, the world’s leading technology association, has elected five new members to its ANZ Channel Community Executive Council for 2017. Karen Drewitt, General Manager, The Missing Link has also been appointed chair for 2017.

The Executive Council drives the ANZ Channel Community by encouraging collaboration between IT resellers, solution providers, distributors, vendors and channel associates locally. The community offers a unique environment where all organisations work together to improve and shape a successful future for the industry. The ANZ Channel Community currently has 410 Premier Members and more than 1,400 Registered Users.

The five newly-elected Executive Council members are:

  1. Shelly Duncan, ANZ Channel Manager, Qirx
  2. Daniel Johns, Director of Technical Services, ASI Solutions
  3. Craig Somerville, CEO, Somerville ISNet
  4. Emma Tomlin, Strategic Market Development Manager, Microsoft
  5. Don Williams, VP Australia & New Zealand, Veeam Software

Seven people from the 2016 Executive Council will remain in 2017:

  1. Karen Drewitt, General Manager, The Missing Link (Chair)
  2. Nick Beaugeard, CEO, HubOne (Vice Chair)
  3. Grant Cleary, APAC Senior Marketing Manager, DocuSign
  4. Belinda Jurisic, Channel Sales Manager, Citrix
  5. Sean Murphy, Owner, Nexus IT
  6. Karl Sice, Head of Technology Solutions, Staples
  7. Nick Verykios, Managing Director, Arrow ECS ANZ

Moheb Moses, Director, Channel Dynamics and CompTIA Community Director for the ANZ Channel, said, “The purpose of CompTIA in ANZ is to foster channel business development through networking and collaboration, which is largely facilitated by this team of people. I’m very excited by the calibre and industry experience of our new Executive Council, and I look forward to working with them to make the ANZ Channel Community even stronger in 2017, and help make CompTIA the industry of choice for the channel.”

Karen Drewitt, General Manager, The Missing Link and CompTIA Community Chair, said, “I am excited to be taking on the role of chair in 2017. I welcome the new members and look forward to working them to drive CompTIA forward in the region. ”

The ANZ Channel Community meeting will kick off its first meeting in March 2017.

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