Wednesday, 19 August 2020 13:06

Veritec gets a Saint


Digital transformation specialist Veritec has appointed Melissa Saint to the role of general manager for business applications.

"We are thrilled to have Melissa join the Veritec team," said Veritec CEO Greg Mace.

"She has extensive experience leading and working with diverse and high performing teams, and a deep understanding of the public sector. Despite the challenges 2020 has presented we are continuing to see strong traction in our business applications part of the business as our customers look to Dynamics 365 and the Power Platform to build agile business processes and automation, drive stronger customer engagement, and manage financial risk and reduce fraud."

Saint's new role was held by Mace until he was promoted to CEO.

She has more than 20 years' experience in supporting the state and federal government. Most recently she worked as the director of NTT Digital's (formerly Oakton) digital project services domain for NSW and the ACT.

Saint previously held management roles at CrimTrac and Australian Customs and Border Protection.

She holds a BA in communication from the University of Canberra.

"Veritec has a strong reputation in market for delivering quality digital transformation outcomes to their customers," said Saint.

"It is great to be joining a team of passionate consultants across Australia and I look forward to working closely with them all."

Veritec is part of FTS Group, one of the largest privately owned IT services companies in Australia.

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Stephen Withers is one of Australia¹s most experienced IT journalists, having begun his career in the days of 8-bit 'microcomputers'. He covers the gamut from gadgets to enterprise systems. In previous lives he has been an academic, a systems programmer, an IT support manager, and an online services manager. Stephen holds an honours degree in Management Sciences and a PhD in Industrial and Business Studies.

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