The Germany-headquartered company says Smith will oversee the company’s operations in Australia and New Zealand with a focus on expanding Software AG’s customers’ success and generating new business for its Digital business platform portfolio of solutions.
The appointment comes at a time when digital transformation is top of mind for many Australian and New Zealand enterprises.
Smith has previously has held senior executive positions in Quest Software, Symantec, CA Technologies, Business Objects, Siebel Systems and Brightstar Information Technology Group.
Mike Saxton, senior vice-president, Software AG Asia Pacific and Japan, said the breadth and depth of Smith’s 20-year experience in enterprise software and the Communications Technology industry, coupled with his “customer centric mindset” will be instrumental in accelerating the adoption of the company’s digital business platform.
“His skills in building and leading world-class sales teams will be invaluable as we grow our market share in Australia and New Zealand.”