As Excel4apps Director of Sales for the Middle East, Africa and Asia/Pacific, Richard leads the sales team and propels the success of Excel4apps across these diverse and rapidly growing regions. Joining the company in 2009, Richard was previously responsible for the Middle East, where he drove Excel4apps solutions to become the de facto standard for real-time reporting in that region.
Richard brings more than 20 years of international experience in sales, marketing, finance and operations from a range of organizations, such as Air New Zealand, AT&T, Lucent Technologies, and Brightpoint Middle East. His experience also includes a solid understanding of corporate and governmental business drivers.
Richard has a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and Post Graduate Diploma in Business from the University of Auckland. In his spare time, when not held captive by his young family, he enjoys surfing, snowboarding and paddling his surf-ski around Dubai’s manmade islands. A prolific traveler, Richard has accumulated the passport stamps of more than 60 countries and counting.