Thursday, January 28th, 2010
Adaptra has announced the appointment of Ian Gibson as GM of Consulting and Application Services.

The appointment marks a major step in Adaptra’s corporate development, with Ian’s unique expertise in business and technology making him the ideal driver of Adaptra’s Consultancy and Application Services business.

Ian most recently consulted to the National Australia Bank’s Technology Operations division. His role focused on assisting with the transformation of the Infrastructure business, which included virtualising the NAB’s significant application server fleet. Prior to this, for over two years Ian headed up the NAB’s Business Solutions Management team in his role as a senior IT executive.

Previously, Ian was contracted to CSA Retirement Services, where he led the Solution Services and IT Services businesses and was responsible for transforming their IT capability. Ian has also held the position of CIO for Link Market Services Limited, where he was responsible for transforming technology to improve efficiency and reliability and better aligned the business with its technology sector.

In his role as a Partner in Accenture, Ian focused on the process of achieving major change in business and IT-enabled strategy and implementation.

CEO of Adaptra, David Phillips, said: “We are delighted to welcome Ian to the Adaptra Group. His outstanding career achievements enable him to bring a host of skills and expertise to drive Adaptra’s consultancy capability.

“Ian’s breadth of knowledge covers both business and IT perspectives, gained through hands on consulting engagements and corporate appointments, this makes him an invaluable asset and a perfect match for Adaptra.”

Ian commented: “My role at Adaptra gives me an ideal opportunity to utilise the skills and experience that I have gained to drive Adaptra’s Consultancy business. I look forward to being a part of Adaptra’s business development in 2010.”

Ian is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Member of the Australian Computer Society. He holds a Computer Science & Mathematics degree from the University of Melbourne and an MBA from the Melbourne Business School.


For more information or to obtain an interview or photography, please contact:

Claire Hansen
[email protected]
(02) 92803677

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Australian owned and operated, Adaptra’s focus on the effective execution of projects in line with our client's strategic vision makes Adaptra the nation's leading provider of project management solutions. Headquartered in Sydney, Adaptra was founded in 1995 to provide project management services to the insurance sector. Since its inception over a decade ago, Adaptra has expanded across a multitude of industries, helping them to streamline processes, gain control of discretionary spend as well as providing valuable mentoring and coaching. Founded by managing director Peter Overton, Adaptra operates under its parent company, MPM Group. Also included in the MPM Group family are TouchPoint and NovaIT.
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Adaptra's latest appointment marks a major step in their corporate development.



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