Chris Meager, CEO
Chris Meager was appointed CEO of Logicalis Australia in
September 2005. He joined Logicalis Group in 2004 with the dual
role of Group CFO and Finance Director for Australia . Bringing
extensive experience in strategy, change management and corporate
planning, Chris appointment supports the strong organic services
revenue growth across the Group.
Prior to Logicalis Chris was the CFO for EDS in Asia
Pacific South, with responsibility for the organisation and
co-ordination of all financial matters, including planning,
financial controls and new business strategy. Chris previously held
other senior roles at EDS including Finance Director for EDS
Australia and then Asia-Pacific, and in the USA where he worked in
both the Financial Industry Group and the Health Care Group.
Chris has also worked for a number of companies in both the UK
and South Africa. His first job was with a professional accounting
firm where he completed his professional qualifications.
Chris Meager has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree, and is a
member of the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants and the
South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.
|Thanh Tran, Chief Financial Officer
Thanh Tran is the Chief Financial Officer of Logicalis
Australia, with responsibility for the finance function of the
company. His role includes leading a finance team, managing all
financial and accounting related services, providing operational
and functional support to the executive team and driving changes in
processes and systems.
Thanh brings with him extensive experience in corporate
accounting, auditing, corporate acquisitions, initial public
offering (IPO) and systems development. Prior to joining Logicalis,
Thanh for more than 7 years was the Financial Controller of Health
Communication Network Limited, a company listed on Australian Stock
Exchange in the Healthcare sector. His responsibilities included
managing the day-to-day accounting activities, financial and
statutory reporting, budgeting, forecasting, performing due
diligence for corporate acquisitions and involving in strategic
Thanh holds a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Accounting
and Computing and a Master Degree in Management.
|Oliver Descoeudres, Marketing Director
Oliver Descoeudres is responsible for marketing Logicalis’
voice, data and security lines of business, with a focus on network
management services and product lines.
His role includes business development, marketing communications
and promoting new business offerings that enhance Logicalis’
ability to differentiate itself in the market.
Oliver also plays a key role in assisting marketing
strategy and initiatives across the Logicalis Group, including
regional marcoms activities and brand development.
Prior to joining Logicalis, Oliver was Marketing Manager at
Memorex Telex, a network integrator and network management
solutions provider. Oliver has held technical marketing and sales
management roles at Tech Pacific (IT distribution company) and the
University of Sydney ’s Computing Services. Outside of
IT, Oliver has worked for his own company providing Web
marketing and documentation consultancy services.
|Daniel Sultana, Managed Services Director
As Director of Support Services, Daniel is responsible for
all service delivery around Logicalis’ network management and
maintenance lines of business.
Included in this is the management of Logicalis’s 24x7 Global
NetCentre, which consists of over 30 engineers and Duty Managers
operating in shifts. Daniel is also responsible for managing
Logicalis’ Service Delivery Managers, who provide consistency in
communications and service delivery to GNC customers.
Daniel has been with Logicalis since early 2004 and has enjoyed
success as a Service Deliver Manager, managing a number of
Logicalis’s high-value Platinum accounts.
Prior to joining Logicalis, Daniel spent eight years with
DHL Worldwide Express in both the UK and USA in various technical
and management positions in their Global Telecoms Department where
he was responsible for both strategy and operations.
Daniel holds a Masters of Business and Technology from the
|Ian Ross, Strategic Solutions
Holding responsibility for the strategic evolution and
transformation of the Logicalis solutions portfolio in Australia,
Ian Ross joined Logicalis in 2012. Ian is responsible for ensuring
that Logicalis’ solution set aligns to emerging customer business
issues both inside and outside of IT, and maintaining innovative
and unique responses to technological and market opportunities.
With 15 years’ industry experience, Ian’s
skillset comprises unified communications, networking, SaaS,
product management & marketing, business modelling and business
innovation, across Enterprise, Government and Service Provider
sectors. He joins Logicalis from Cisco Australia where he was most
recently Head of Business & Market Innovation, and also held a
variety of positions across business development and Managed
Services innovation in a career at Cisco spanning seven years.
In these roles, he was responsible for leading
innovative or strategic programs falling outside of Cisco’s
traditional engagement capability: working with public and private
sector organisations on the application of technology to resolve
business issues (separately from IT). Prior to Cisco, Ian spent
seven years at Nortel in a range of technical, marketing and
business development roles, including Director of Strategic Market
Development and Director of Enterprise Field Marketing, Asia
Ian holds a Bachelor of Engineering
(B.Eng. Hons), Communications Engineering from RMIT.
|James Constable, Professional Services
James has been involved in Cisco Network integration since 1995,
commencing his career in IT Networking in 1988. His roles have
progressed from Lead Engineer, LAN manager, Network Designer and in
the last five years, Project Manager.
James’s experience is based on a foundation of methodologies
from banking and mainframe experience. These professional
disciplines are traditionally lacking in networking companies.
James’s experience includes:
- Liaising with account managers and engineers to provide tender
- Definition of scope of works for project implementation
- Creation and coordination of teams to successfully deliver
projects for customers
- Service delivery – managing relationships and ensuring customer
expectations are met
- All aspects of project management for network, telephony,
security and consultancy projects
- Ensuring regular communications with the customer in regard to
all service delivery matters, ensuring that the customer is fully
informed at all times
- Managing post implementation reviews
- Implementing of standard processes relating to Logicalis
activity with customers
- Managing communications between Logicalis and its
- Ensuring systems are fully documented following
- Meeting with customer representatives as and when required, and
ensuring that resulting actions are achieved in a timely manner,
and to a desired standard
- Acting as an escalation point for customers, and ensuring that
all related issues are resolved to a standard acceptable to the