SAS South Africa appoints new sales director
- Published on 31 October 2012
Business analytics software firm SAS Institute South Africa has announced that it has appointed Dion Harvey to the position of sales director.
Harvey has spent more than 21 years in the local and international information technology industry, according to the company. He has joined SAS after 15 years at IBM where he led sales for a range of their software brands, and ultimately served as general business sales executive for IBM Software in the MEA region, and software brands sales executive for IBM South Africa.
“We are delighted to welcome Dion to SAS South Africa, and we are confident that his wealth of experience and integrity are the right mix to refine and deliver on our sales strategy and do great things with us,” says Riad Gydien, SAS vice president Middle East and Africa.
Harvey, commenting on his appointment, said:
“I am relishing the challenge of developing strategies to help our market understand the radical leaps forward in capability that they can realise with SAS.”
Dion will be responsible for the national sales team located around South Africa.