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Here we bring you ourofregular of who is going where in the industry. If Our regular round-up who isround-up going where in the industry. If you have changed you changed jobs recently hiredtosome new staff, email at jobshave recently or hired some neworstaff, be featured in our nextusedition, email us By Nathan Luck. at Wendy Hill and Peter Sertori, SAP Yann Guillaume, Everjoy Consulting

Hopkins, Plaut CarolStephen Kennedy, Articulate Australia Carol Kennedy recently joined Articulate as

Former of communications SAPGuillaume ANZ, Everjoydirector Consulting has promoted for Yann to the position of Peter Sertori, has been promoted to director, business expansion strategy the national Formerresource manager based at the general manager, in alignment with the company’s influencer and analyst relations, SAP Asia Pacific company’s HCL North AXON to increase headcount and grow into new market specialisations to Japan (APJ). Sydneyconsulting office. enrich the service capability offering to Everjoy clients. With his new role focusing on sourcing and Kennedy and was “For the past four years, Yann has made a significant contribution in engaging key influencers and thought leaders in the previously the ERP operations developing the SAP recruitment market. We have great expectations for enterprise software market across the APJ region, resource manager director, Everjoy Consulting and Yann’s new role will enable us to continue to Sertori will be designing and implementing an for CSC Australia’s Stephen grow andmodel buildto into new SAP’s market specialisations,” said Adrian Everett, influence expand communities of ERP practice, Hopkins, has managingindirector at Everjoy Consulting. wherejoined she gained influence the region. Plaut Guillaume said, “Iwith am excited about the opportunities for growth invaluable SAP as He will be working third party experts, Australia that exist for Everjoy and look forward to to enriching our service experience. industry analysts, customers and partners delivery manager for New South Wales. capability the for knowledge our clients.base Myof new will enable TaskedInwith the end-to-end resource strengthen SAProle products and me to assist in this role, Hopkins’ key focus for management Articulate’s growing to training our consultants, identify new solutions, to provide SAP with insight intomarkets strategy,and opportunities for 2011 is of engaging with customers workforce itsdelivery permanent staff roadmaps and market trends, as well as customer the business.” refineincluding the service model and and contractors, Kennedy has already and partner priorities. Sertori will continue to be ensure customer-centric outcomes. In addition to his new responsibilities, Guillaume will continue to begun building relationships based in Australia. Hopkinsstrong has diverse expertisewith in develop and manage key accounts in the SAP, ERP and IT markets. the existing team, is spreading her network “Peter has been with SAP for five years and has consulting, information technology, further afield,management, and has beensales, coming up with a great deal of knowledge about the company, our project customer innovative ways to attract and customers and our partners. He is the right person to take on this role and we are new and relationship management, logistics and Eric Goldfarb, CIBER Inc SAP’s knowledge networks across the region retainfinance. outstanding people. thrilled he will be helping us build CIBER Inc to (US) announced it has appointed “CarolAtbrings with herHopkins an organised by listening andhas educating our stakeholders and key influencers,” said Steve HCL AXON, built and Eric Goldfarb as executive vice president and structured approach to resource management Watts, president, SAP APJ. and led a regional team of over 50 chief information officer. and recruitment,” saidwas Articulate managing Wendy Hill has been appointed as Sertori’s replacement as head of consultants, and responsible Goldfarb was previously executive vice director, Mark Arnold. communications, SAP ANZ. for the successful sale and rolling president, committee member and Formerlyexecutive Asia Pacific marketing communications manager for Verizon implementation of SAP ECC6 for CIO at BearingPoint, where he was responsibleand executing internal and Business, Hill will be responsible for developing Ramsay Healthcare – a private hospital for redefining the mission of and setting the across the ANZ region, reporting external integrated communications strategies with nearly 70 sites. priorities for the IT organisation. He and is a regionally widely locally to Tim Ebbeck, MD SAP ANZ to Ian Brown, head of Prior to HCL AXON, Hopkins was published thought leader communications, SAP the area of applying information technology regional manager for SAP services toBeginning business needs, having co-authored Ways to her career at NCR in 1992,several Wendy books brings including nearly 20 years’ partner, Consulting Principles, and Reduce IT Spending. experience in the IT industry. She established a boutique PR agency, Bird & has held a number key account Watch outoffor our and On the appointment, DaveinPeterschmidt said, “Eric’s Hill Public Relations withCIBER partnerCEO Jeff Bird 1996, specialising in enterprise leadership roles within the healthcare new-look Inside SAP vast experience and industry knowledge are perfectly aligned to ensure technology and telecommunications. In 2006, Wendy joined former agency industry. that CIBER accomplishes its key initiative of building outmedia a world-class jobs making client, Cybertrust, with responsibility for analyst relations, management “Plautboard has been–caring for its it information technology organisation that will support our growth and and internal communications, moving to Verizon when it acquired Cybertrust in customers, team andfor community even easier you tofor enhance our business decisions. 2007. more than 10 years, and I am really find your next SAP “Eric’s proven approach hastodriven success at several “Wendy brings astrategic wealth of experience SAP and we look forward to her excited about my new role,” Hopkins contract ortofull-time role. organisations. efforts have resulted in increased growth, internal fresh perspectiveHis being incorporated into our successfulrevenue public relations, said. “I hope make a contribution created efficiencies in operating and business processes, expanded market communications and marketing programs,” said Ebbeck. “From her time at to further build on Plaut’s reputation Visit opportunities, sales training, improved interactive Verizon, as wellenhanced as runningweb-based her own consultancy for over a decade, Wendy has for successful delivery and exceeding marketing,high andlevel led to significant cost savings and higher returns onas ITwell as developed skills in all aspects of corporate communications, customer expectations. I look forward investments.” developing successful regional campaigns for a global company.” to working with the experienced Taking up her new position in May, Hill said she is looking forward to consultants on the Plaut team and contributing to SAP’s success. She will continue to be supported by global PR further developing the delivery 39 agency Burson-Marsteller. capability.”

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