Bridge Point appoints new external Director
Brisbane, Australia, 8 March, 2011 – Bridge Point Communications, a specialist network, compliance and information security company, today announced it has appointed Carmel Gray as an external Director and company Chair.
Ms Gray’s extensive experience includes senior roles as CIO at Suncorp, General Manager of Energy Information Systems and Managing Director of Logica Australia. From 2006 until mid 2010, she was the Chair of Information Technologies Australia (ITA), a specialist in state-of-the-art call centre solutions for large government and corporate clients. Ms Gray is a non-executive Director of the Bank of Queensland and Chair of its Audit Committee.
Rob Siganto, Managing Director of Bridge Point Communications said, “Carmel has a solid reputation and brings with her a wealth of experience gained from an executive career of more than 30 years in the IT, banking and finance sectors. She has served in an advisory capacity for numerous organisations including the CSIRO, RMIT, Victoria University of Technology, Australian Information Industry Association and Queensland University of Technology (QUT).
"This appointment is aligned withour growth strategy buildingour industrial networking capabilities and providing Payment Card Industry (PCI) and compliance services to the financial industry. Carmel’s experience means she is perfectly aligned to assist us executing our strategy.
“We are pleased to welcome Carmel to the Bridge Point team and look forward to the benefits of her valuable experience.”
Ms Gray said, “Bridge Point has carved out an outstanding track record over the last ten years. Its customer-centric philosophy, quest for innovation and impressive management have combined to produce very strong, profitable growth year-on-year. I welcome the opportunity to play a part in the company’s future success.“Bridge Point’s customers include the ‘who’s-who’ of enterprise, government and mid-market clients. It became the first IT company in Australia to be certified to ISO 27001, the first Queensland based Payment Card Industry Qualified Security Assessor and a pioneer in unified communications, industrial networking and SCADA based solutions.”