Quasar is excited to welcome John to our team. John joins us in the role of Business Development / Technical Sales. He will be responsible for business development and account management for selected Quasar clients across New Zealand and internationally.
John brings many years of experience with mission critical solutions. As an award-winning international business development operator, John is passionate about taking solutions developed in Christchurch to the world. Coming from an engineering background and working through to senior sales and marketing roles, John is dedicated to putting the end user at the centre of all aspects of solutions provision. This focus has been sharpened in working closely with organisations all over the globe.
Richard Schwass, our Managing Director says, “I am really excited about John joining our team and I am certain that our customers are going to enjoy interacting with him. John joins us at a real turning point for the company as we increase our focus on delivering state of the art energy management solutions to the markets we serve.”
Prior to joining Quasar, John worked in business development management for Mimomax Wireless, working with power utilities delivering truly innovative communications solutions for protection, SCADA and telemetry. Previously, John has held a number of senior roles, managing strategic customers and opening new markets with Tait Communications.
John states “The energy sector is in a real time of change, challenge and disruption. I see Quasar Systems as perfectly placed to deliver real value to customers, to bring resilience and efficiency and put them ahead of the curve in these changing times.”
Quasar Systems has welcomed Richard Fry to the role of Operations Manager. Richard is based at Quasar’s Christchurch office and will be responsible for leading all operational aspects of the business, including the maintenance of contractual relationships and internal systems.
Over the last eighteen years, Richard has worked consistently in leadership and customer facing roles within a range of infrastructure and technology focused organisations. His knowledge and skills in leading the delivery of complex systems and services will be an asset to Quasar as the company continues to grow and develop.
Richard replaces Paul Le Fevre who previously held the role. Paul's experience and leadership within Quasar was highly valued and we thank Paul for his contributions to the company.
Richard Schwass, Quasar’s Managing Director says, “We are all really excited that Richard is joining our team. He brings a unique set of skills and experiences that will have a real impact on the business and I look forward to what we are going to be able to achieve with his input.”
Prior to joining Quasar, Richard worked in customer management, sales and marketing at Airways, where he was focused on the provision of complex systems and services to the aviation sector. Previously he has also held several appointments at Tait Communications, within product development and the services team.
Richard Fry states: “I am very much enjoying being part of the Quasar Team. This is an exciting time for the sector with boundless opportunities for efficiency and modernisation.”