Bristol, UK, 12 June 2012, UNIT4 Business Software, the UK division of UNIT4, the global business software group, has appointed Tim Bull as its new Head of Technical Solutions. Having held senior positions with Pitney Bowes, Macro 4-Unicom and having worked in partnership with Xerox, SAP, Accenture and IBM, Tim brings with him more than 15 years of experience in enterprise software solutions provision.
Throughout his career Tim has played pivotal roles in directing multiple technology business functions including professional services, new business development, product management and implementation and infrastructure provision. He relishes the opportunity to work on complex projects involving local and international teams and combines his technical know-how with his strong people management skills to ensure his teams deliver the very best outcome for customers.
Commenting on his appointment at UNIT4, a leading provider of enterprise software for Businesses Living IN Change (BLINC)™, Tim said: “The role excites me as UNIT4 has a strong UK Professional Services and customer support function, solid year on year business growth, an excellent reputation for customer support and flexibility, and completeness of SaaS, Cloud and Enterprise Application Integration vision for even more growth opportunities. Added to which the team is very welcoming and friendly while being focussed on building a reputation for delivering solutions that meet the needs of its customers.”
Clare Dorey, Professional Services Director for UNIT4 in the UK, said: “Tim brings a wealth of experience in integration, customisation and data migration and strong sales and project management skills. As a result we believe he is ideally placed to lead the Professional Services technical solutions team in delivering the integrated solutions our customers require, ensuring we continue to work closely with our sales teams. This appointment is very timely for us as we see increasing complexity in these requirements, from cloud, hosted and platform projects.”
UNIT4 is a global business software and services company aimed at helping dynamic public sector, and commercial services organizations to embrace change simply, quickly and cost effectively in a market sector it calls 'Businesses Living IN Change' (BLINC)™. The Group incorporates a number of the world’s leading change embracing software brands including Agresso Business World, our flagship ERP suite for mid-sized services intensive organisations and Coda, our best-of-class financial management software.
With operations in 17 European countries, as well as 7 countries across North America, Asia Pacific and Africa and sales activities in several other countries, revenue of €454.7 million was realized in 2011.
In the UK we focus strongly on the public sector, where we are the leading provider of ERP systems to local government and post 16 education organisations, as well as having a considerable presence in the emergency services and health sectors. We also focus strongly on professional services organisations and a range of commercial sectors including Financial Services, Retail and Media and Publishing. Overall we aim to be the UK’s foremost business software company, providing solutions that transform the delivery of public services and comprehensively support commercial organisations in their ability to adapt and prosper in rapidly changing environments.
UNIT4 is headquartered in Sliedrecht, the Netherlands and has over 4,000 employees. It is listed on Euronext Amsterdam and is included in the Amsterdam Midcap Index (AMX).
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