none

NEW MD COMMITTED TO INNOVATION

16-08-2019
by 
in 
Con Balaskas, Motorola Solutions: "open to exploring new solutions and ideas"

Communications company Motorola Solutions has appointed Con Balaskas as its new Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand. He has held multiple senior positions in a distinguished 20-year career with Motorola, and has played a pivotal role in the growth and expansion of the company’s managed services business. He will lead the Australia and New Zealand senior leadership team effective immediately, while continuing to lead the company’s Solutions team.

He replaces Steve Crutchfield, who will remain with Motorola in an expanded government and public safety leadership role serving the Asia-Pacific region.

“Con has led some of Motorola Solutions’ largest and most complex projects including the planning and delivery of our significant public safety programs in Victoria, South Australia, Queensland and Western Australia,” Crutchfield says. “His strong relationships with Motorola Solutions’ customers and team members throughout Australia and New Zealand will serve him well in his new role.”

Balaskas also chairs Motorola’s Inclusion and Diversity Council, which continues to make the company a better, fairer and more inclusive to work. Earlier this year the company earned its first certification as an Employer of Choice by the Australian Government’s Workplace Gender Equality Agency. 

He describes Australia and New Zealand as technologically mature markets and early adopters of advanced innovations.

“Public safety and enterprise organisations in this region are committed to innovation and open to exploring new solutions and ideas,” he says. “I’m looking forward to continuing our strong partnerships with local customers and channel partners to co-develop highly advanced voice, video and software solutions.”

Motorola Solutions
1800 931 855
www.motorolasolutions.com

Related news & editorials

  1. 27.09.2021
    27.09.2021
    by      In
    ABB will deliver automation, electrification, quality control systems, motors and drives for Renewcell’s new industrial textile recycling production line in Sundsvall, Sweden. Renewcell is a fast-growing Swedish sustaintech company specialising in textile-to-textile recycling.
    With ABB technology,... Read More
  2. 27.09.2021
    27.09.2021
    by      In
    A regional Victorian brewery is stepping up in the craft beer market by expanding its in-house canning operations and upskilling more local workers.
    Minister for Regional Development Mary-Anne Thomas today welcomed the addition of a new packaging facility at Bright Brewery, a project supported by... Read More
  3. 27.09.2021
    27.09.2021
    by      In
    Health Minister Greg Hunt has delivered the news that the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines will soon be manufactured here in Australia.
    Development is underway with biotechnology partners that should see Australian-made mRNA vaccines available in the near future.
    “We are making excellent progress on... Read More
  4. 22.09.2021
    22.09.2021
    by      In
    The Northern Territory (NT) Government in partnership with the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) has opened applications to the total $7.5 million Advanced Manufacturing Ecosystem Fund (AMEF) as appreciation for local manufacturing rises in the Territory.
    The Fund delivers on the... Read More
Products
Suppliers