SAP appoints new Sales Director for Victoria

SAP places previous Business Objects Southern Region Sales Director in top sales role

Melbourne, AustraliaSAP Australia has appointed Robert Schwarz to the role of Victorian Sales Director. Robert will run the sales operations for Victoria managing a team of eight sales people. Based in Melbourne, Robert will report to SAP President & Managing Director, SAP ANZ, Tim Ebbeck.

“Robert comes from BusinessObjects, where he held the role of Southern Region Sales Director when our two companies merged,” said Ebbeck. “With his vast experience and proven track record of over achievement in the management of profitable software businesses, I am confident that Robert will deliver strong results in the Victorian region.”

Robert has over 20 years experience in the IT industry. He was CEO of public security software company The Distillery, prior to joining BusinessObjects. He was also the Managing Director at Damovo Australia and Hong Kong, where he was involved in selling the business to Telstra. Robert has also previously worked with Oracle Corporation ANZ as a Director for Support Sales and IBM in a Large Account Executive role.

Robert’s specific area of expertise is in the delivery of complex software solutions, including consulting services, telecommunications and systems integration.

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Further information:
Peter Sertori, SAP Australia and New Zealand, +61 2 9923 5544, peter.sertori@sap.com
Biana Harkovskaya, Burson-Marsteller, +61 2 9928 1528, biana.harkovskaya@bm.com.