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Data#3 hires ex-Telstra exec to lead the charge in WA

By Patrick Martlew
Mon 9 Oct 2017
FYI, this story is more than a year old

Local technology provider Data#3, has announced that Kingsley McGarrigle has been named general manager for Western Australia, and will commence employment with the company on October 16.

McGarrigle will be responsible for managing the ongoing strategy and day-to-day operations of the Data#3 Western Australian business in conjunction with the company’s overall corporate strategy and vision.

McGarrigle brings a wealth of experience from previous employment at companies such as O2 in the UK as well as Telstra locally, during which time he held numerous senior executive positions.

He most recently served as head of business development and solutioning where he was responsible for the Telstra business, which comprised of 950 enterprise customers across the country.

McGarrigle says he is thrilled with his new appointment and is eager to get started.

“I’m absolutely delighted to be joining Data#3 at such an exciting time,” he says.

“Being asked to join the executive team to help continue the impressive growth strategy is a privilege and I look forward to working with the talented local team to help deliver great outcomes for our customers in Western Australia.”

McGarrigle will report directly to Laurence Baynham, Data#3 chief executive officer and managing director

On McGarrigle’s appointment, Baynham says, “On behalf of the leadership team, I’d like to welcome Kingsley McGarrigle to Data#3.”

“Our business in Western Australia has seen excellent performance over the past five years. We are looking forward to Kingsley complementing the great skills we already have in the team, and to continuing our growth in the Western Australian market.”

The company says it has been pleased with its overall talent attraction and retention in Australia and attributes this to the company’s success in the region and its cultural values.

Baynham adds, “Our recent independent Employer of Choice awards have been a factor for talented individuals to make their decision to join Data#3.”

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