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Veritec appoints Melanie Milsom as new partner manager

17 Dec 2019

Veritec has appointed new partner manager Melanie Milsom, who will be based in Canberra and support the company’s business momentum.

She will be responsible for developing and driving the company’s partner strategy with specific responsibility for the company’s Microsoft relationship. 

She will also focus on driving a holistic partner strategy for the overall Veritec business to enable the organisation to continue to scale and grow nationally by leveraging its partner ecosystem.

“Our strategic partnerships are core to our success. We have strong alignment with Microsoft and work closely with them on a number of initiatives including programs that support building digital skills and women in IT,” comments Veritec’s general manager Emily Curlewis.

“Melanie’s extensive experience in working with partners and customers, coupled with her depth of knowledge in driving success will be a key asset to Veritec in helping our customers drive competitive advantage.  We’re excited to have her lead our channel partner momentum as it is so critical to Veritec’s success.”

Milsom brings 15 years’ experience business leadership, project management, marketing and communications management across the IT, telecommunications, finance and tourism industries.

Most recently, Milsom was manager of IT and Communications at the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI), a national, government owned, not-for-profit organisation.  In this role, she was part of the executive team defining, driving and delivering strategic business goals and overseeing budgeting forecasts and cost management, ICT strategy, and board level reporting.

Previously, Milsom was based in Queensland as project manager and business analyst at financial loans company, Nimble Australia, where she analysed, documented and advised on business process and procedures as well as managed the company’s online presence and customer campaigns.

Prior to that role, Milsom worked abroad in Canada for two and a half years in a marketing capacity in the tourism industry after holding sales and marketing management positions at Macquarie Telecom and Telstra, where she successfully managed and implemented marketing communications campaigns and provided sales support.

Veritec is a Microsoft Gold Partner, and Australian-based Microsoft cloud solutions provider and has more than 150 staff nationally. 

At the company’s recent ACT office launch, Veritec CEO Keiran Modd says that the company has more than 10 years’ experience in delivery with a 75% reengagement rate. 

“Our customer engagements are based on building long-term partnerships and committing to the provision of the best advice and highest quality solutions and outcomes.  We are passionate about our people – in fact we refer to them as our VIPs, Veritec Impressive People – and we are thrilled to be able to create a new home for our current and future family members in Canberra,” said Modd.

The company also works with partners, including Ingram Micro, Telstra and Intelledox.