Hitachi Vantara has announced the appointment of Nathan Knight as the new Australia and New Zealand managing director of the company. He would be replacing Adrian Johnson, who was recently promoted to headline APAC business, also reported by People Matters.
Knight will also report directly to Johnson and in his new role, would be headlining to manage the vendor’s business and operations in ANZ, with more focus on the partner ecosystem, business strategy and business growth.
“Leveraging data to create value in business and society requires deep industry experience. Bringing the best leadership talents to our business ensures that Hitachi Vantara can continue to expand and win in the competitive ANZ market. I believe that Nathan’s enthusiasm, international work experience and successful track record will elevate our ANZ business to the next level,” said Adrian Johnson, Hitachi Vantara.
Speaking on his appointment, Nathan Knight said his experience as a twenty year tech veteran underpins his understanding of the transformation that technology can deliver to organisations in the public and private sectors, from enterprise through to SMB.
“I know businesses are on a constant transformational journey to enhance relevance, competitiveness and deliver new services to their customers. I am proud to be joining a company with an exceptional legacy and pedigree in delivering the changes for their customers through continual technology innovation,” he added.
Previously, Knight was working with Lenovo across Australia and New Zealand for eight years. He also counts Acer, HPE, Talkingtech and Ingram Micron UK as his previous employers.