Matthew Hurford, the former Vice President of Solutions Engineering and CTO of Asia Pacific at NetApp, has been appointed as its new ANZ Area Vice President and Managing Director.
"I am delighted to appoint Matt to drive the operations in Australia and New Zealand," says Sanjay Rohatgi, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Asia Pacific and Japan, NetApp.
"Matt has been part of the NetApp family for nearly 14 years and has long standing relationships with many of our customers and partners here, advising and supporting them on their digital transformation journeys. With him at the helm, I am confident our ANZ business will scale greater heights."
In Australia, NetApp has been delivering industry-leading services to local businesses and government agencies for over two decades, enabling customers' data services through innovative technology.
"I am excited to have the opportunity to drive a leadership team that puts the customer at the center of everything it does," Hurford says.
"I'm looking forward to helping customers take advantage of the tremendous data transformation opportunities that lie ahead, supporting them as they embrace the cloud to boost their operational efficiency, data resiliency and rationalise costs."
Hurford has more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry with demonstrated business acumen, client management and technological expertise.