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Hitachi Data Systems Appoints New Regional Sales Manager

  • 11 December, 2006 09:34

<p>SYDNEY, Australia – 11 December 2006 – Hitachi Data Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE: HIT), today announced the appointment of Michael McMahon to Sales Manager with responsibility for the southern region of Australia.</p>
<p>Based in Melbourne, McMahon will drive Hitachi’s sales efforts, ensuring that the company meets revenue targets and maintains a strong profile throughout the southern region. As part of his new role, McMahon will report directly to Mark Kay, Managing Director, Hitachi Australia and New Zealand. McMahon will be responsible for expanding Hitachi’s channel business, building strategic relationships with accounts and working closely with the company’s alliance partners to ensure continued business growth.</p>
<p>McMahon joins Hitachi with over a decade of experience in sales and senior level management within the Information Technology industry. Before joining Hitachi, McMahon spent ten years at IBM Australia where he held senior management roles in both commercial business and mid-market services. During his tenure at IBM, McMahon developed proven experience in services, business development and relationship management in both a channel and direct sales environment. Prior to IBM, McMahon held various sales and managerial roles within the industry.</p>
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<p>About Hitachi Data Systems</p>
<p>Hitachi Data Systems leverages global R&amp;D resources to develop storage solutions built on industry-leading technology with the performance, availability and scalability to maximize customers' ROI and minimize their risk. By focusing on the customer's perspective as we apply the best hardware, software, and services from Hitachi and our partners, we uniquely satisfy our customers' business needs.</p>
<p>With approximately 3,200 employees, Hitachi Data Systems conducts business through direct and indirect channels in the public, government and private sectors in over 170 countries and regions. Its customers</p>

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