Computergate appoints New Zealand Country Manager

Computergate IT Consultant Gavin Benson has taken up the role in the company as New Zealand Country Manager where he will spearhead operations from Auckland.

The service provider, which specialises in Vendor Warranties & Partner and Managed support services, has appointed Benson as New Zealand Country Manager, responsible for New Zealand & Pacific Islands operations.

Benson moved to New Zealand from South Africa with his wife and two sons in 2016 bringing with him a wealth of knowledge and experience from pre-sales up to project delivery and management.

Most recently Benson led a South African IT venture, Frog-IT, engaging mainly in Managed Services and IT projects focussing on premium customer service. He has an excellent track record of brand growth and support through customer engagement and maintaining service levels. With a wide skill set and strong background in sales & business development Benson has laid down a strong foundation for Computergate.

“It has been an exciting time joining Computergate and helping to grow the New Zealand branch of this global player to the significant operation that it is today. This promotion will only strengthen the ability that Computergate has to provide first class customer service to the various sectors and brands that we support.” says Benson. “We have an aggressive growth strategy in place which will deliver expansion and enable Computergate to strengthen the current structure in New Zealand.”

Mario Greco, Computergate Chief Executive Officer, says “We have met and exceeded expectations in a market where our partners had been asking us to support them. With so many new and exciting opportunities Computergate ventured across the Tasman and invested locally in the market here and we have seen noteworthy growth in New Zealand.”

Computergate’s portfolio is home to more than 20 vendors, including Intel, ATEN, Milestone, QNAP, Synology, Rimage, and the recently added Gigabyte, to mention a few. Greco says ‘Our service centric approach to our partners and customers has clearly given the company a huge advantage in developing our service capabilities and enabled a stronghold in the market for all of our partners.

Gavin’s appointment gives Computergate an even stronger foothold in region that will provide maximum benefit for Vendors, Distributors, Resellers and clients in New Zealand.

For more information contact:
Gavin Benson
Computergate New Zealand
Mobile : +64 22 155 1706
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