Intelligent Tech Channels Issue 44 - Page 57

INDUSTRY APPOINTMENTS
Mitsumi appoints new president to run its distribution business

Mitsumi Distribution , an IT distributor , has announced the appointment of Mathew Thomas as president , to help accelerate the company ’ s next stage of growth .

In his new role , Thomas will be responsible for driving continued growth across the Middle East and Africa – including overseeing operations , managing existing partnerships and development of new revenue opportunities . In addition , the company has also hired a senior business development manager and other team members across different roles as part of its ambitious expansion strategy .
“ It ’ s an exciting time for us and we are pleased to welcome Mathew
Mathew Thomas , President , Mitsumi Distribution
Thomas as the President for the distribution business in MEA region . As we are one of the fastest growing distributors in this region , his vast experience will be extremely valuable to lead our operations ,” said Jagat Shah , Chairman and CEO , Mitsumi Distribution . “ Furthermore , we have also increased our team strength , as they will also help to execute our strategy , deliver better service and enhance value for all of customers and partners . We look forward to their valued contributions in the months and years ahead .”
Thomas said : “ It gives me great pleasure to join Mitsumi , a leading distribution company that is built on years of trust and prestige .”
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OutSystems adds Atlassian VP and former Microsoft leader to Board of Directors

OutSystems , a global provider of modern application development solutions , has announced it has appointed Anu Bharadwaj , Vice President of Product at Atlassian , to its Board of Directors . Bharadwaj joins the OutSystems board with nearly 20 years of experience driving product strategy for businesses in various stages of growth , including leading Atlassian ’ s transition to the cloud and Microsoft ’ s Visual Studio Application Lifecycle Management ( ALM ) team .

“ Anu ’ s strategic approach to helping development teams thrive through challenging , competitive and quickly-changing times is perfectly aligned with our mission to give every organisation the power to innovate through software ,” said Paulo Rosado , Founder and CEO , OutSystems . “ Anu has an impressive mix of great engineering prowess , experience leading distributed teams worldwide and scaling product management functions , which are valuable assets to OutSystems . She is an exceptional fit with our team and vision , and we ’ re thrilled to welcome her to our board .”
“ The OutSystems mission is critical today more than ever , as businesses need to adopt highly flexible , scalable , and innovationled development environments to be competitive for the long term ,” said Bharadwaj . “ I ’ m honoured to contribute to a company that is leading organisations toward true competitive advantage and success through software .” •
Anu Bharadwaj , Board Member , OutSystems
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