Tuesday, 30 October 2018 11:32

Butler heads up Citrix Australia, NZ business

Erin Butler, Citrix new VP Australia New Zealand region Erin Butler, Citrix new VP Australia New Zealand region

Virtualisation and cloud computing vendor Citrix has promoted long-term company veteran Erin Butler to the position of area vice-president of Australia and New Zealand.

Butler was previously Citrix chief of staff for Worldwide Sales and Services, and will focus on executing the company’s go-to-market strategy, and delivering consistent growth across all sectors of the ANZ market.

She joined Citrix in 2006 and has held various roles, including leadership roles in channel management, sales engineering, inside sales management and enterprise sales.

Butler will report to Colin Brookes, senior vice-president of Sales and Services for Asia Pacific and Japan, Citrix, who said Butler brings extensive knowledge, leadership and enterprise sales experience to the role.

Commenting on her appointment, Butler said: “Australia and New Zealand is a key market for the Asia Pacific and Japan region, and Citrix globally; there has never been a better time to be part of Citrix and I look forward to working with our partners and customers in ANZ.”

Mark Ferrer, executive vice-president and chief revenue officer, Citrix, said: “I am passionate about identifying and cultivating top Citrix talent from around the world. As a skilled member of the Citrix sales and services worldwide team, Erin is a proven leader who exemplifies what it means to be customer-centric and employee-focused. Her extensive knowledge and experience in our go-to-market strategy will bring our best practices to our partners, customers and business in ANZ.”

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Peter Dinham - retired in 2020. He is a veteran journalist and corporate communications consultant. He has worked as a journalist in all forms of media – newspapers/magazines, radio, television, press agency and now, online – including with the Canberra Times, The Examiner (Tasmania), the ABC and AAP-Reuters. As a freelance journalist he also had articles published in Australian and overseas magazines. He worked in the corporate communications/public relations sector, in-house with an airline, and as a senior executive in Australia of the world’s largest communications consultancy, Burson-Marsteller. He also ran his own communications consultancy and was a co-founder in Australia of the global photographic agency, the Image Bank (now Getty Images).

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