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DIRECTOR: RAK: Rakon: Herb Hunt joins Rakon Board
Rakon appoints Herb Hunt to Board
Technology company Rakon has appointed California-based Herb Hunt to its
Board. The appointment was indicated by Rakon Chairman, Bryan Mogridge at the
recent Annual Shareholders' meeting,
Mr Hunt has over 40 years' experience in senior global operational and
strategic roles in the technology industry with leading companies including
IBM, Siebel Systems and Symphony Group.
Hunt's 30 year tenure with IBM included a three year stint as Chairman & CEO
of IBM NZ before rising to lead operations in Asia Pacific and then Europe.
His final role at IBM was to lead the transformation of IBM's Global Sales
and Services activities. After leaving IBM in 2001, Hunt spent five years
with Siebel Systems and then a further five years with Symphony Technology
Group holding senior operational and strategy roles with both companies.
Hunt currently heads his own company in the US which focuses improving
performance in sales, services and product development for international
technology companies. His client list includes SingTel, Objectivity, LG and
In announcing his appointment, Brent Robinson, Managing Director, said Mr
Hunt would bring to the Rakon board a well-honed and unique experience in
operating and transforming business and technology in complex environments.
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