Thursday, 04 March 2021 15:29

Board International finds a new fab four

Board International Sydney-based regional sales manager David Hatt Board International Sydney-based regional sales manager David Hatt

Decision-making platform provider Board International has made four senior appointments.

"These four industry veterans are dynamic executives who will support our ongoing expansion and provide customers with the gold standard in achieving deployment success within their budgeting, planning, and forecasting initiatives," said Board ANZ country manager Nic Dennis.

"We're looking forward to adding their experience and considerable market knowledge to our business in the region and working closely with customers and partners to achieve mutually successful business outcomes as the world adapts to the post-COVID economic period ahead."

David Hatt is the company's new Sydney-based regional sales manager.

He joins Board with more than 30 years' experience in finance and IT, including 20 at IBM in regional solutions management and enterprise account management roles, most recently that of strategic account manager.

Hatt previously worked for Westpac, GIO Australia, Adaytum and Cognos in a variety of finance and sales roles.

He holds a bachelor's degree in accounting and computer science from Victoria University.

Board Nigel Ephraums

Nigel Ephraums returns to Board after a three-year hiatus as a senior solutions architect.

His 20 years' experience includes time spent in consultant positions at Mecklemore, EY, Taysols, IBM and BearingPoint. Most recently, Ephraums was a sales consultant at GK Horizons.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Queensland.

Board Mark Hunt

Mark Hunt is Board's new Melbourne-based regional sales manager.

He has been in the IT industry for more than three decades, most recently as a senior account executive at DSI.

After starting his career in systems engineering with Prime, he moved into sales at CA, and subsequently worked for vendors including CA, Infor, Fujitsu, Oracle, Iptor Supply Chain Systems and Siemens.

Hunt is also a glider pilot instructor.

Board David Merchant

Last but not least, David Merchant is now Board's business development manager in Sydney.

He joins Board from Denodo where he served as partner and channel sales director.

During the last 30+ years he has also worked in sales, business development and marketing positions at companies including IBM, Sales as a Service, and Tridant. Merchant has also served as managing director of Impetros, and CEO of Saasabi.

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