May 08, 2022

Data#3 appoints Mike Hobson as General Manager for ACT

May 09, 2022; Canberra, Australia: Leading Australian technology services and solutions provider, Data#3, today announced that it has appointed Mike Hobson as General Manager for the company’s ACT branch.

Hobson commenced employment at the beginning of April and will be responsible for managing the ongoing strategy and day-to-day operations of the Data#3 ACT business in conjunction with the company’s overall corporate strategy and vision.

“In recent years, the ACT has seen strong revenue growth across the business and that growth is expected to continue. Our ongoing local investment ensures that our ACT customers are leveraging innovative technology to deliver their business and IT outcomes. It’s a pleasure to welcome Mike to the Data#3 Management team,” said Brad Colledge, Executive General Manager for Data#3.

Hobson has performed a range of senior management roles over the last 20 years across niche and blue-chip companies providing consulting, applications and infrastructure solutions and services.

Speaking of his new position, Hobson, commented, “I am excited to be joining Data#3 to lead its ACT business in delivering great value for Federal Government and ACT customers. As a member of the Data#3 National Management team, I look forward to shaping how the company continues to embrace the opportunities and challenges of the ever-changing IT landscape.”

Data#3 Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Laurence Baynham, commented “Our people are the reason for our long history of success. Our ability to attract and retain talented people is our major differentiator helping our customers along their digital transformation journey. This is an exciting time in the technology industry, and I look forward to working with Mike to achieve our vision to harness the power of people and technology for a better future.”

Hobson migrated to Australia in 1995 and initially forged a career in management consulting, focussing on business transformation and providing advice to both public and private sector organisations. Hobson then leveraged this experience in numerous leadership roles for IBM, EDS/HP, UXC/DXC, the Department of Finance and the Department of Home Affairs. Hobson ensures successful customer outcomes by nurturing staff and customers alike, with the principle “happy people make happy customers.”