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appiChar Announces Mergers With NPF-I and ITMS Group

appiChar Australia, one of Australia’s fastest growing technology companies, has announced dual mergers with nfp-i, one of the leading technology companies working with associations and membership organisations and also with Canberra-based ITMS Group, an IT managed service provider working mainly in the not-for-profit sector.

The mergers will expand on appiChar’s existing services and allow nfp-i and ITMS Group’s customers to reap the benefits of appiChar’s expertise and experience in the not-for-profit sector.

Ian Ryder, Managing Director of appiChar Australia said, “We’re delighted to be merging with two companies with such excellent track records in our sector. nfp-i has been providing quality services to membership organisations for a number of years and director, Leon Flatters-Wright brings a huge amount of knowledge and talent to our team. With the addition of ITMS we are able to offer our customers the benefit of a great team and existing resources in Canberra, a strategically important city for us and our customers.”

Leon Flatters-Wright, Managing Director of nfp-i, has over 15 years’ experience working on technology and business development projects with not-for-profit and commercial clients. Leon brings expertise in the selection, design and implementation of membership databases.

Peter Allen, Director, Business Solutions of ITMS Group brings more than 25 years of experience in IT maintenance provider and support services, having established Teknet in 1986 and merging with IT Management Solutions in 2005.

The appiChar team has also recently welcomed David Woo, founder of Focus Business Technologies who has taken up the post of Head of Infrastructure Solutions. “David is extremely service and customer-focused – something that fits perfectly with the appiChar ethos,” said Ian. “Not only that, David understands the not-for-profit sector fantastically well, so he adds a lot to our team. Our plans are to grow appiChar’s infrastructure services over the next few years and David is just the person to make it happen.”

For more information about appiChar’s services for the not-for-profit sector, visit
www.appichar.com.au or call 1300 120 033.


About appiChar
appiChar has been designing, implementing and supporting the technology that drives the not-for-profit sector for over ten years.Formed in the UK in 2001, founder Ian Ryder opened the doors to appiChar Australia in Sydney in 2009. Working with clients such as WWF, Make a Wish, Fundraising Institute of Australia, Barnardos and Leukaemia Foundation, appiChar continues to help not-for-profit organisations to improve their effectiveness through better use of technology as the sector becomes ever-more reliant on emerging technologies. Globally, appiChar now works with over 170 organisations and employs over 35 people. www.appichar.com.au

About nfp-i
nfp-i (formerly know as nfp-it) was created to provide not-for-profit organisations with the unbiased technical expertise required to maximise efficiency. Immersed in the culture and operations of the association and nonprofit community, nfp-i has worked with organisations across the nation as an independent and reputable IT consultancy service. nfp-i has offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland. www.nfp-i.com.au

About ITMS Group
Established in 1999, IT Management Solutions (ITMS) was created to address a need in Canberra for comprehensive and sound IT solutions for the small to medium business sector, and larger public and private sector organisations. ITMS has recently restructured as the ITMS Group comprising of IT Management Solutions, IT Security Solutions and IT Recovery Management. The ITMS Group is a wholly owned Australian company, an endorsed supplier to Federal Government and a Microsoft Certified Partner. www.itmsgroup.com.au