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Tuesday, 05 December 2006 18:11

SAP announces new COO role

Enterprise applications vendor SAP today announced changes to its executive leadership team in ANZ (Australia New Zealand). Tim Ebbeck, currently chief financial officer in ANZ, has been appointed to the new role of chief operating officer (COO) for ANZ, effective 1 January 2007. Stephen Watts, currently ANZ director of marketing and business development, will become Asia Pacific vice president for small and midsize enterprise (SME) and business development, also effective 1 January 2007. The changes follow on from the appointment of Alan Hyde, as CEO and managing director, SAP ANZ; and Geraldine McBride’s appointment as regional president of SAP Asia Pacific, based in Singapore.

Published in People Moves
Tuesday, 05 December 2006 18:06

New president for AEEMA

The Australian Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association (AEEMA),a peak body representing Australia's information and communications technology (ICT), electronics and electrical manufacturing industrieshas elected Mr Ken Bridges, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Brisbane-based electrical manufacturer, B&R Enclosures Pty Ltd, as its new President effective 1 January 2007. Mr Bridges is the Executive Chairman of the Board for Hager B&R Pty Ltd, an Australian joint venture established in 1993 between B&R Enclosures and Hager AG, a large privately owned electrical components manufacturer based in France and Germany. Mr Bridges replaces retiring AEEMA President Christopher Janssen, Managing Director of GPC Electronics.

Published in People Moves
Tuesday, 05 December 2006 17:59

Rise in Indian and Chinese companies outsourcing

Contrary to popular belief, Indian and Chinese companies are outsourcing to local providers, providing potentially significant earnings for labour-poor countries like Australia.

Published in Strategy



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