Sydney, 16 December 2009 (ASX: BVA / OTCQX: BRVSY) – Bravura Solutions Limited (Bravura) – a leading global supplier of wealth management applications and professional services – is pleased to announce today the appointment of Mr Brian Mitchell as a Non-executive Director.
Mr Mitchell has over 30 years experience in the IT industry gained from working in the United Kingdom, Australia, Asia Pacific and the USA. He has worked for a number of leading information technology companies in Business Development, Marketing, Sales and Executive Management positions, and has also participated in and chaired a number of Boards.
Most recently Brian was Senior Vice President, Oracle Asia Pacific, responsible for growing Oracle’s expanding software and services activities throughout Asia Pacific. He previously held the position of Managing Director, Oracle Australia and New Zealand.
Mr Neil Broekhuizen, Interim Chairman of Bravura said: “On behalf of Bravura’s shareholders, we welcome Brian to the Board of Directors. I am delighted to announce this appointment, and am certain that his skills in operational management, growing and developing new business, client focus and his experience in integrating strategic acquisitions, general business strategy and planning will be of great benefit to Bravura.”
Mr Mitchell said: “I’m very pleased to join Bravura’s Board and look forward to the challenge and opportunity this role will provide. I believe that my broad experience in the hardware, software and services sectors will enable me to make significant contributions to the Company.”
Brian is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of the Australian Marketing Institute and an Associate Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management.