The PRWIRE Press Releases https:// 2013-10-01T00:52:20Z AWA appointed to the NSW Government ICT Supplier Panel 2013-10-01T00:52:20Z awa-appointed-to-the-nsw-government-ict-supplier-panel “AWA has strong heritage of providing technology services to state government departments and we are excited to be part of this new initiative, said Philip Belcher, CEO, AWA Limited.“This new opportunity comes at a good time for AWA as we focus on marketing our comprehensive range of ICT managed services to government agencies.“These days many customers need an end to end service or as we call it ‘whole of life’ where ICT products are deployed, supported, serviced and finally refurbished as required. The move to private and public cloud offerings is accelerating the demand for such services", he addedDeveloped by the Department of Finance and Services, in consultation with industry and NSW Government agencies, the NSW Government ICT Services Scheme is designed to assist agencies by offering a panel of prequalified service providers to allow faster and more efficient access to new, innovative and effective business services. AWA provides a comprehensive range of enterprise on-site and return to base services for both business and government across Australia. These services include break/fix, deployment, project rollouts and device management. Embedded resources, where AWA employees work on-site as part of the customers ICT team, are also popular with a number of AWA customers. “We look forward to working with NSW Government agencies on customising business solutions to meet their ever changing needs as government services move to cloud technology and are delivered using the Internet,” said Mr Belcher. AWA Limited farewells Mark Rainbird 2013-03-06T00:08:15Z awa-limited-farewells-mark-rainbird AWA Limited today announced that Philip Belcher has been appointed Managing Director effective 8th April 2013.Mr Belcher has been appointed to take over as Managing Director of AWA Limited from Mr Mark Rainbird who has been in the role for the last 8 years. Mr Rainbird was one of a small group of investors who acquired AWA in 2004.“Mark advised the Board late last year that he wished to step down as Managing Director and take an extended break in Europe with his family. Mark retains his significant ownership interest in the business and will continue in his role, until the end of March, to ensure a seamless transition to Philip,” said Mr Michael Brogan, Chairman, AWA Limited. “As the inaugural Managing Director of the new AWA, the Board is very grateful for the job Mark has done in steering the company, particularly through the last few years in a difficult economic environment and he has earned his break. “We now welcome Philip to AWA and are fortunate to have secured someone with his extensive experience and calibre to lead the business in the next phase of its development,” he added. Mr Belcher was previously Executive General Manager at NEC for Enterprise and Government Sales and NECare. He has held Managing Director, CEO, and Director positions at Radware, StorageTek, Cisco, Datacraft and PM-Partner Group Limited. “I am honoured and very proud to be joining AWA which is an icon in the Australian IT&T industry with an unrivalled 100 year heritage. Having worked for organisations that have partnered with AWA, I am excited by the opportunities to join the team to develop and grow the business,” said Mr Belcher.About AWA This year AWA is proud to celebrate over 100 years in the technology business. Today, AWA provides independent technology service solutions for large organisations, ICT and AV vendors, resellers, distributors and outsourcers. With offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, and Newcastle plus a national network of more than 700 service agents, AWA provides a truly national service network. Customers can access AWA support 365 days a year and 24 hours a day. To find out visit AWA at www.awa.com.au AWA passes the RTA test 2011-08-02T23:51:05Z awa-passes-the-rta-test Sydney, 3rd August 2011. AWA Limited today announced that they have been appointed by the NSW Roads and Traffic Authority [RTA] to provide full service support for all the RTA Motor Registries in the state. Under the 3 year contract AWA will provide field service, logistics, parts management and depot repairs for a broad range of RTA equipment. This equipment is critical for providing quality service for all RTA customers and employees at the 231 sites in NSW. The RTA equipment to be serviced by AWA is wide ranging and reflects the range of applications found in a typical Motor Registry. This includes both Apple and “Wintel” desktops PC’s, vehicle registration printers, fluorescent tube eye charts and specialised photo licence printers. “This is an exciting new strategic partnership for AWA and we look forward to helping the RTA to maintain a good customer experience across NSW,” said Mr. Mark Rainbird, AWA Limited Managing Director. For more information please contactMark Rainbird AWA Limited 02 9764 7700Imogen Boas AWA Limited 0411 604 539imogenb@msn.com.au About AWA Limited Tracing its origins back to 1909; AWA provides independent technology service solutions nationally for large organisations, ICT and AV vendors, resellers, distributors and outsourcers. With offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, and Newcastle plus a national network of more than 700 service agents, AWA offers a truly national service network. Customers can access AWA support 365 days a year and 24 hours a day. To find out more please visit AWA atwww.awa.com.au TEAC appoints AWA as its Service Partner 2011-06-05T23:15:15Z teac-appoints-awa-as-its-service-partner Earlier this month, AWA undertook this role which includes responsibility for TEAC’s customer call care management, field and workshop warranty repairs together with spare parts sales and management. The CEO of TEAC Australia, James Phoon believes this service delivery decision has positive implications for the TEAC brand with both customers and retailers alike.“Our partnership with AWA assists us to present our brand in a manner that reflects our professionalism. AWA’s impressive Australia-wide service network and flexible solutions, give us at TEAC great confidence in broadening our capabilities and efficiencies with our service delivery,” he commented.As a national provider of technological service delivery solutions, AWA Limited has offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Newcastle as well as a regional network of more than 700 locations. In response, Managing Director of AWA, Mark Rainbird said “We are very happy to include TEAC as an AWA service customer. AWA services many of the top consumer electronic brands in Australia such as Panasonic, NEC, and now another leading provider in TEAC.” TEAC Australia believes this partnership will allow the consumer electronics company to focus on bringing the best in value-for-money products to customers, confident that its service needs are in the best of hands. For more information please contact Mark Rainbird AWA Limited 02 9764 7700Anne Tesch for TEAC Australia 03 9690 9199 Imogen Boas AWA Limited 0411 604 539imogenb@msn.com.auAbout AWA Limited Tracing its origins back to 1909; AWA provides independent technology service solutions nationally for large organisations, ICT and AV vendors, resellers, distributors and outsourcers. With offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, and Newcastle plus a national network of more than 700 service agents, AWA offers a truly national service network. Customers can access AWA support 365 days a year and 24 hours a day. To find out more please visit AWA at www.awa.com.au About TEAC Australia Pty Ltd Established in 1978, TEAC Australia is a consumer electronics company well regarded nationally for its wide range of products from televisions featuring new digital technologies such as Edgelit LCD as well as digital set top boxes DVD players, Hi Fi audio, iPod docks, portable audio units and accessories. With its head office in Melbourne, TEAC has sales offices in each of the major capitalsand warehousing facilities in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth. For further information, please visitwww.teac.com.au