Monday, May 2nd, 2011
ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA, 2 May 2011 – SolveIT Software Pty Ltd, a leading provider of enterprise software for supply & demand optimisation and predictive modelling, announced today that James Balzary has been appointed as the company’s Director of Resources.

James is a qualified geologist with over 15 years experience in multi-commodity mining production environments and enterprise business development roles. With a global focus, James will drive the growth of SolveIT Software into the resources industry, focusing first on major mining, oil and gas hubs with the establishment of offices in Perth and Brisbane.

“SolveIT Software is rapidly and successfully applying their leading edge technology to complex supply and demand chain problems in mining and oil and gas. We are extending our product capability than previously thought possible, by unifying in-situ reserves with outbound logistics," said James Balzary, Director of Resources at SolveIT Software. "This is an exciting and high growth area, and I look forward to expanding our relationships with leading mining, and oil and gas companies in the coming months.”

Prior to joining SolveIT Software, James was the Asia Pacific Director of Mining Sales for Mincom, a global leading provider of solutions to asset intensive business with a strong focus in resources. Before that, James managed Asia Pacific for Gemcom Software, growing direct and indirect sales throughout the region. James has a strong focus on sales, consulting and marketing strategy coupled with hands on operations experience.

"Most resource organisations are continuing to put enormous effort into standardising production and logistics information to improve decision-making capability," said Zbigniew Michalewicz, Chairman of SolveIT Software. "Leveraging off the vast amount of operational data to unify planning, scheduling and optimisation can add immediate and measurable benefit to any scale of resource organisation, irrespective of their underlying information management challenges. We are pleased to add James Balzary to our executive team to lead our expansion into this exciting area, which represents one of SolveIT Software's key industry verticals."

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SolveIT Software

SolveIT Software Pty Ltd is an Australian company specialising in supply & demand optimisation and predictive modelling. With more than 150 employees across 5 offices, SolveIT offers enterprise advanced planning software for supply chain network optimisation and demand planning & forecasting. SolveIT’s mining software applications cover exploration management, mine planning and scheduling, and pit-to-port logistics optimisation. Customers of SolveIT Software include Rio Tinto Iron Ore, BHP Iron Ore, Viterra, Pacific National Coal, Incitec Pivot, Foster's Group, Nufarm, Liquor Marketing Group, PFD Food Services, Pernod Ricard, Fortescue Metals Group, Xstrata Copper/Zinc/Coal, BMA Coal, Hancock Prospecting, ElectraNet, Crossland Resources, and CBH Group.

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SolveIT Software Pty Ltd
Level 1, 99 Frome Street, Adelaide, SA 5000
P.O. Box 3161, Adelaide, SA 5000
Phone: +61 8 8221-5533
Fax: +61 8 8221-5677
[email protected]
Jody Chiem
P: 0882215533
M: 0413296808


SolveIT Software, Director of Resources, mining, enterprise



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