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Andrew Buchanan

General Manager - Global Technical Services, IBM New Zealand

  • Andrew Buchanan






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Andrew joined the IBM New Zealand team in 2014 to lead its Global Technical Services (GTS) business. He is an innovative and passionate leader whose career with IBM has spanned over 16 years. Andrew has held senior roles in sales, marketing and operations and is a member of the IBM GTS Management Board.

Prior to his move to New Zealand, Andrew was on international assignment in Japan for six years leading the Global Solution business with a signings target of $783m. He has extensive experience across the Asia Pacific region, working closely with clients in Public Sector, Communications and the Industrial Sector to develop and sell innovative value propositions that focus on helping clients leverage IT to increase sales and streamline back office costs.

Andrew speaks Chinese and Japanese and holds Bachelor Degrees in Business (Marketing) and Arts (Mandarin) from Monash University.