Responsible for broadcast, telecoms, storage, IT and government solutions
Broadcast, IP and IT industry specialist Chris Parnell has joined Magna Systems and Engineering as New Zealand sales manager where he will be responsible for promoting and managing all of the company’s broadcast, telecoms, storage, IT and government solutions across the country. Parnell will be based in Auckland where he also has the additional support and resources available to him for the New Zealand market from all the offices in the Magna group across the Asia Pacific.
An experienced business development manager and account Executive with 25 years’ experience in ICT across national and international markets Parnell brings with him the sales and technical disciplines refined in roles working with companies including Quinto NZ, Renaissance and Apple Australia required by NZ’s broadcast and telecoms and government clients.
Magna Systems and Engineering CEO Matthew Clemesha said, “Chris is an excellent addition to Magna’s team and the ideal person to help drive our New Zealand business forward. His previous experience sets him up perfectly to manage our traditional broadcast business and also our IP, OTT, QoS, QoE and telecoms solutions. The fact that he was chosen to lead a new engagement strategy for the Renaissance and Apple Australia Commercial and Government teams which then lead to consistent year-on-year sales growth as a result shows you the high calibre kind of individual he is.”
Chris Parnell added, “Magna Systems and Engineering is a very dynamic company with a clear growth plan and strategy in the Asia Pacific region. They are committed to a successful future in New Zealand and I’m delighted that I’ll be able to play a key role in making sure all of their clients benefit as a result of that continued commitment.”