We’re excited to announce the appointment of Gerald Painter as General Manager of EMC Western Cape.
With more than 20 years of IT experience, Painter joins EMC from Dell South Africa, where he was a Circle of Excellence Award winner in 2009. During his nine years with the company, Painter held a number of senior positions including Enterprise Pre-Sales Manager and Sales Director.
Before joining Dell, Painter spent five years as Business Unit Manager at infrastructure and services company Datacentrix.
Painter is looking forward to a new challenge as he joins the team.“I enjoy the psychology of sales and addressing challenges in a structured way,” he says. “I am keen to use my experience in managing high-performance, senior teams, as well as to apply what I’ve learnt over the years.”
“My plans are to develop a strong team built on trust, with an emphasis on using sales disciplines to achieve goals. I believe that by understanding our customers and engaging with them in a meaningful way, we can grow EMC’s footprint in this region.” He goes on to say that he will also be focusing on ensuring that his staff members receive all the support they need to function as a high-performance team.
We look forward to welcoming Gerald to the EMC family.