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GLiNTECH grows strength to strength

  • 15 February, 2007 16:44

<p>International Specialists Strengthen Development Skills in Australia</p>
<p>Sydney, AUSTRALIA – 15 February 2007– Leading Australian solutions development consultancy, GLiNTECH, has appointed numerous specialists to its Sydney-based team in response to increasing demand for its IT services from companies around the world. In the last 12 months, GLiNTECH’s business has grown by 132 percent, which secured them 19th place on BRW’s Fast 100 List.</p>
<p>GLiNTECH has recently sourced highly qualified consultants from France, Canada, South Africa and Sweden to provide consultancy and technical expertise.</p>
<p>Dimitri Spyridopoulos, Managing Director, GLiNTECH, said “GLiNTECH has opened employment opportunities to technology specialists from around the globe to source the world’s best IT people to look after our growing international client list. We have been unable to fill these positions locally as so many Australian Gen Y’s are going overseas looking for international experience. So we are importing skills to fill the local gaps.</p>
<p>“We value bright, enthusiastic people to deliver premium technical consulting services for our enterprise clients,” he said.</p>
<p>Gerhard Diedericks, a principal consultant from South Africa has been appointed as Senior IT Solution &amp; Strategy Consultant. Gerhard’s experience includes implementation of the Grid Computing Solutions team at Software Futures as well as managing Enterprise Integration strategy consulting, open source strategy consulting and IT outsourcing best practices.</p>
<p>Tanguy Crusson, lead technical architect from France, has been appointed as a Principal Consultant at GLiNTECH, where he leads technological evaluations and aids clients in their adoption of emerging technologies. Tanguy has participated in a number of open source projects, including the Eclipse project started by IBM, and has worked on some of the first SOA and BPM projects in Europe and the US. Recently, he was the lead architect on a major complex event processing project for a leading institutional bank in New York. Tanguy holds a Masters in Computer Systems Engineering from the Ecole des Mines de Nantes, France.</p>
<p>Marcin Popielarz, a consultant from Canada has been appointed as Senior Consultant, focusing on webMethods and Java/J2EE projects. After completing his bachelor of Computer Science degree at Concordia University in Montreal, Marcin worked as a Java/J2EE developer at The National Bank of Canada, CAE and Silanis Technology.</p>
<p>Johan Westerdahl, a systems engineer from Sweden, has been appointed as a consultant who is working on a large market data project at one of Australia’s leading investment banks. Johan recently completed two Bachelor degrees with majors in Computer Science and Information Systems at Karlstad University in Sweden, as well as completing a Master's degree in IT Management from the University of Wollongong. He has a background in technical sales and he has advised a Swedish local government on broadband technologies.</p>
<p>Mandy Harris, a business development manager from South Africa, has been appointed as GLiNTECH’s newest Business Development Manager, responsible for growing GLiNTECH’s Sydney office. Mandy was Born in Scotland but lived in South Africa for 30 years before moving to Sydney in late 2005. Prior to moving to Australia, Mandy held a variety of roles within the software development industry. Most recently, she owned a small recruitment company, specialising in the placement of sales and IT professionals.</p>
<p>Eva Pettersson, a Java consultant from Sweden, has been appointed as a consultant to specialise in the website redevelopment for one of GLiNTECH’s major financial service clients. Eva recently completed a Master’s degree in IT Management from the University of Wollongong and obtained two Bachelor degrees in both Computer Science and Information Systems in Sweden. She previously worked with Quality Assurance and Customer Support for a software development company in Sweden. She has also been involved in an EU project as an IT Technician, worked with business development and as a webmaster.</p>
<p>Willem Erasmus, a technical consultant from South Africa has been appointed as a senior consultant to specialise in the IBM enablement of service-oriented architectures and specifically in the implementation details of the products that support SOA. Willem’s previous experience involves technical consulting on government projects in Saudi Arabia, implementing technology solutions in WebSphere Portal, WebSphere Process Server, WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus, Web Services and Entrust Security. He has a science degree in Information Technology from the University of Johannesburg.</p>
<p>GLiNTECH hires many international employees including American, Canadian, Chinese, Cyprian, English, French, Indian, Indonesian, Japanese, Polish, Scottish, South African, Thai, Taiwanese, and Welsh.</p>
<p>- Ends –</p>
<p>About GLiNTECH</p>
<p>GLiNTECH is a professional IT services consultancy with proven expertise in high-quality, innovative application development, technical consulting and architectural strategies. GLiNTECH’s team of knowledgeable and skilled consultants ensure that our clients receive truly objective and informed advice on the right technology, every time.</p>
<p>For further information contact:</p>
<p>Angela Coombes
Max Australia
+612 9954 3492
angela.coombes@maxaustralia.com.au</p>

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