Fujitsu appoints Branko Panich as Executive General Manager of Consulting for Australia and New Zealand
SYDNEY, October 28, 2021—Fujitsu today announced the appointment of Branko Panich as Executive General Manager of Consulting, Australia and New Zealand. In his role, Branko is responsible for expanding Fujitsu’s consulting expertise and capabilities to support strategic industry engagements and business growth.
Branko’s appointment signals Fujitsu’s strategic move to cement the organisation as a trusted advisor to customers through the provision of consulting services including digital transformation, ICT strategy, sourcing strategy, CIO advisory, ICT operating model, cost optimisation and change management.
Branko brings more than 30 years’ experience in consulting and the technology sector, having held executive roles at high-profile organisations including Deloitte Australia, Booz & Company and National Australia Bank. Most recently, Branko was a Partner and National Head of Digital Transformation in Grant Thornton’s Management Consulting division.
Graeme Beardsell, Chief Executive Officer, Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand, said, “Branko’s extensive consulting experience and in-depth expertise in driving digital transformation projects will be instrumental to our continued commitment to delivering value to our clients. His appointment fuels our ambition to continue growing the Fujitsu business as one of the leading ICT providers in the region, and I am thrilled to welcome him onboard.”
Branko Panich, Executive General Manager of Consulting, said, “I am delighted to join Fujitsu and look forward to building and deepening our relationships with both new and existing customers. A key area of focus as we expand Fujitsu’s existing consulting business is to help customers accelerate their digital transformation goals, a proven differentiator to help drive growth in the market.”
Branko Panich is a member of Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand’s Customer Industry Engagement Leadership Team and reports to Kathy Cakarnis, Vice President, Customer Industry Engagement, Australia and New Zealand.
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About Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand
Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Approximately 126,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 3.6 trillion yen (US$34 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021. For more information, please see www.fujitsu.com/au.
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