Board International, a business intelligence and corporate performance management (CPM) software vendor recently shared an exciting new development. The company has appointed its first local channel chief, Christopher Wilkins.
First Local Channel Chief Christopher Wilkins
The news of Wilkins’ appointment is part of a bigger growth plan of Board International in 2021. His role will be that of Director of Partners and Alliances of Australia and New Zealand. Board International’s flagship product the Board Toolkit is being touted as a decision-making platform. It combines Corporate Performance Management, Business Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics to offer an accurate, complete and single view of business information, glean actionable insights, and eventually achieve full control of performance.
According to Wilkins, Board International is at a pivotal point in its expansion, which makes this an exciting time to join the company. He stated that there is a vital need for a robust approach to strategic business decision-making in the current turbulent markets. He concluded that he is looking forward to working with both new and existing partner organizations to tap into this exciting opportunity. Wilkins has previously worked with Cognos, IBM, Business Objects, SAP in various management and sales positions. He was hired by Board International out of his latest stint at Anaplan, a planning software vendor. He served as Director of ANZ channels from 2017 to 2020.
About Board International
Founded in 1994, Board International is headquartered in Switzerland and the USA. The company’s core markets are still located in Europe, but it has expanded globally to operations in 19 countries worldwide. With a total of over 2,500 customers across various industries, its clientele includes several large multinational corporations such as Best Western, ABB, NEC, Puma and GlaxoSmithKline.
After news of Wilkin’s appointment started making rounds, Board International’s Chief Business Development Officer Jessica Venturini stated that they were delighted to welcome him abroad. She praised his industry knowledge and experience and said they will be invaluable as Board continues to grow its presence across Australia and New Zealand. Venturini concluded that his appointment reflects the Board’s commitment to offering strategic, localized support for its partners, and helping them achieve significant sales results as well as build long term relationships with their customers.
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