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Our leadership team

Learn more about our leadership team including their background, responsibilities and stories.

It is without a doubt a truly exciting time to be in the industry and part of a company like Datacom. I strongly believe we all own the success of this company and can be proud of the work we’re doing with our customers.

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Greg Davidson
Chief executive officer
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    Greg Davidson — chief executive officer
    Greg was appointed Group CEO in 2018 and has led the business through a period of bold sustainable growth and innovation. He has a passion for seeing technology transform the way we do business.
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    Rachel Walsh — chief financial officer
    Rachel oversees our group finances across New Zealand, Australia and Asia. Highly collaborative, Rachel enjoys connecting with people and bringing the best out of the people she works with.
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    Siobhan Gallacher — chief people officer
    Siobhan was appointed in 2017 to oversee our people strategy and to build a high-performance team culture. Siobhan has over 20 years’ experience linking talent strategy to organisational performance.
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    Quentin Lowcay — head of legal and commercial, and company secretary
    Quentin specialises in complex negotiations and projects, having have worked on some of the largest global IT and outsourcing deals in the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand.
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    Jonathan Usher — managing director, products
    Jonathan joined Datacom 2013 and leads teams across various product offerings including data centres, hybrid and private cloud, local government solutions, payroll and marketing.
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    Stacey Tomasoni — managing director, Datacom Connect
    Stacey currently leads her team to provide superior customer service at scale, acting as the frontline to more than eight million customers of various government departments and organisations.
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    Alexandra Coates — managing director, Australia
    Alexandra joined Datacom in 2011 and is responsible for growing the service delivery of our scale activities including IT outsourcing, network management and product back office.
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    Mark Muru — managing director, public sector, Western Australia
    Mark is responsible for directly providing services to government in Western Australia, Canberra and Wellington.
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    Bob Peebles — managing director, strategy for Australia
    Bob was appointed managing director for Australia commercial in 2018. He has a focus on building new sales capabilities in Australia and growing our ITO and software businesses.
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    Vernon Kay — managing director, New Zealand commercial, Asia, Americas/EMEA
    Vernon has been with Datacom for over 24 years and is now managing director for New Zealand commercial, Asia, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
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    Justin Gray — managing director, public sector, New Zealand
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    Mike Porteus — head of corporate strategy
    Mike is focused on shaping Datacom’s long-term strategy with the executive team which includes evolving our business portfolio and driving the planning process.
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    Alexandra Mercer — head of marketing and communications
Datacom Group leadership team
  • Greg Davidson — chief executive officer
  • Rachel Walsh — chief financial officer
  • Siobhan Gallacher — chief people officer
  • Quentin Lowcay — head of legal and commercial, and company secretary
  • Jonathan Usher — managing director, products
  • Stacey Tomasoni — managing director, Datacom Connect
  • Alexandra Coates — managing director, Australia
  • Mark Muru — managing director, public sector, Western Australia
  • Bob Peebles — managing director, strategy for Australia
  • Vernon Kay — managing director, New Zealand commercial, Asia, Americas/EMEA
  • Justin Gray — managing director, public sector, New Zealand
  • Mike Porteus — head of corporate strategy
  • Alex Mercer — head of marketing and communications

Board of directors

  • Tony Carter — chair
  • Simon Holdsworth — deputy chair
  • Sarah Owen — director
  • Julie Fahey — director
  • Rhoda Phillippo — director
  • Chris Day — director
  • Robin Keall — director
  • John and Merrill Holdsworth​ — alternate directors.