Congratulations to Arneil who is our new Senior Application Engineer in the Client Services team.
As Senior Application Engineer, Arneil is now the main point of contact for our support customers with enquiries and will also work as part of Client Services to deliver customer training and other client services offers. Arneil is also our Product Specialist and is the lead connection between Quasar and our suppliers, maintaining relationships, documentation, and news.
We’re thrilled to welcome Andrea Baldin to the Quasar team, as our Industrial Programmer. Andrea is responsible for supporting and enhancing our existing range of software solutions including our dedicated load control application, Quasar Control, and our suite of add-on modules for PME. He will also be responsible for continuing to develop new complementary solutions for our customers and market, as well as overseeing the development of our project engineers to expand their database and programming skills.
We’re excited to welcome the newest member of the Quasar team, Leanne Chapman, who joins us as our Finance and Operations Manager. Leanne has a wealth of experience in accounting and operations and is responsible for overseeing Quasar’s day-to-day finance and operations activities and performing financial analysis, reporting and management activities. Leanne says, "I am thrilled have joined the Quasar team and to work alongside such committed and collaborative people!"
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 is pleased to announce the appointment of Vivian Revell to the position of Finance Manager. Vivian is based at our Christchurch office and is responsible for leading Quasar’s finance functions and overseeing finance and payroll administrative duties.
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.
Quasar moved over Christmas to brand-new purpose designed premises. We are loving the new space and the opportunities it now gives us to do what we do best - innovating integrated solutions that deliver intelligent data for energy quality, management, and control. Perhaps we will see you here at some stage soon to show you around if you are in town?
Quasar Systems has recently appointed Greg Hansen as Sales and Marketing Manager, a newly created role. Greg has extensive experience in sales and marketing gained in Financial Services, Telecommunications, Energy and more recently the Mining industry. He has joined the team at an exciting time, and is looking forward to helping Quasar continue to deliver quality solutions and products to its growing base of customers.
Arneil Dalope - Application Engineer
Arneil joins the team from his most recent role as Solutions Engineer (Energy Efficiency) at Schneider Electric Philippines. He has a wealth of experience in power metering and energy management systems and audits. Prior to this Arneil was with Meralco Energy and First Electro Dynamics in the Philippines. Arneil holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Mapua Institute of Technology (Philippines) and gained the qualification of Master Electrician from the Professional Regulatory Commission (Philippines).
Alister Brunsden - Application Engineer
Alister joins Quasar from his most recent role as a Software Engineer involved in PLC programming and SCADA & HMI projects in the Electrical Engineering industry. Prior to this he was a Technical Services Manager supporting clients around New Zealand. Alister holds a degree in Commerce majoring in Information Technology. He also holds Electrical Services Technician Certification, A & B.
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