ACER Computer Australia announces the appointment of Mr Darren Simmons to the role of Managing Director effective as of 10 February 2014. Mr Simmons has been with the company for over 13 years in his role as Sales Director.
Current Managing Director of Acer Australia & New Zealand, Charles Chung will retire on 7 February 2014 following health issues. Mr Chung has requested to be relinquished of his role to concentrate on his health recovery and family.
Having worked with the company since 1988, Mr Chung took the opportunity to extend his heartfelt thanks to the talented and dedicated Acer Australia & New Zealand team as well as loyal channel and retail partners.
Mr Chung is confident the company will thrive under the leadership of Darren Simmons.
Darren Simmons has been a part of the IT industry since 1984 and has worked at Acer Australia for over 13 years. During his time at the company, he has proven to be a strong business leader with a results-driven management style, an affinity with the channel and a complex understanding of the Australian and international ICT markets.
According to Mr Simmons, Acer Australia has been undergoing restructuring activities, business realignments and changes to the internal teams over the last nine months to adapt to the changing market and promote further growth with a strong focus on the channel.
As the technology future continues to evolve, he eagerly looks forward to helping his Acer colleagues, customers and channel partners grasp the opportunities and become mutually successful in their dynamic world.