By Claire Reilly
Intel has today announced the appointment of Kate Burleigh to the position of general manager for Australia and New Zealand, replacing outgoing GM Philip Cronin. Cronin will stay with the company following his promotion to director of regional sales and business development for Asia-Pacific.
Burleigh comes to the position following 15 years at the company, beginning as a public relations manager and most recently working as national marketing and reseller channel organisation manager for Australia and New Zealand.
Prior to this role, she held a variety of marketing management roles, including Asia-Pacific launch manager for Intel Centrino mobile technology.
Outgoing GM Philip Cronin came to the role in 2004 after joining Intel in 1997. According to a spokesperson for the company, Cronin “has earned a reputation for rapidly ramping new technologies and growing PC use in education in Australia and New Zealand.
“He is an advisor to the NSW Industry IT Advisory Panel, Chairman of the Australian Information Industry Association, and was named as one of the most influential leaders in ICT in Australia and New Zealand in 2012.”
The new appointments are set to take effect immediately.
Kate Burleigh will take on the role of general manager for Australia and New Zealand.
Outgoing GM Philip Cronin has been appointed to director of regional sales and business development for Asia-Pacific.