Enterprise software developer Hummingbird has promoted Robert Whiter to managing director of its Australian operation. He had joined the company in 1998 as sales manager and was most recently director of sales and marketing. He will be based in Sydney.
In his new role Whiter will focus Hummingbird's Australian and NZ operations on delivery of the Enterprise Information Portal and sales of the company's software suites. He will also move to expand business through the company's existing sales channels.
Prior to joining Hummingbird (when it was known as Fulcrum Technologies) Whiter was business development manager of EFTPOS switching systems for Hypercom Communications Technologies Australia. He has also worked for DCA/Attachmate and HiSoft.