Cognos has appointed Patrick Elliott as division manager of its newly created finance division in Australia, which is dedicated to the sales and marketing of its budgeting, forecasting and reporting software.
Elliott joins Cognos, a business intelligence solutions company, with more than 15 years experience in the IT industry in markets including Canada, Europe and Australia.
Most recently, he was managing director, Australia and New Zealand at Hyperion Solutions having transferred from the company's Canadian operations in 1999.
Elliott has also held sales positions with Computer Associates as well as a two-year stint in IT consultancy with Banque Paribas in France.
He holds a computer science degree from Cegep de Saint-Jerome, Quebec.