Maverick AV Solutions has introduced Andrew Upshon as the new Business Unit Director for the Australian and New Zealand regions. Andrew will be based in North Ryde, New South Wales.

As part of Maverick’s drive to bring the company to a global market, Andrew will work with its established network of vendors to establish Maverick in Australasia.

Andrew has over 20 years experience in the IT and AV industry, working for both vendors and distributors on brands including Toshiba, Electroboard Solutions and most recently Ingram Micro for nine years where he worked up to the position of General Manager.

During his time as a distributor, Andrew specialised in the AV, UCC, POS, AIDC and Medical industries across the business, based in Sydney. Andrew’s appointment at Maverick brings his extensive set of valuable skills to Maverick AV Solutions, these included managing relationships with channel partners, product management and solution selling to customers.

His role within Maverick will lead the business within the Australian and New Zealand markets and explore the possible growth in the wider APAC region. As the Sales Director for this area, he will be reporting to Jon Sidwick, Senior Vice President Global, who upon Andrews appointment said, “Andrew has worked within the industry for a numerous amount of years and knows the market down there inside and out. I am excited that as Maverick expands we bring in new talent such as Andrew. I am excited to see what Andrew does with us in Australia.”

When asked about his new role with Maverick, Andrew explained, “To be able to join such an already established distribution company while it is expanding globally is an exciting turning point in my career. The team are excellent, the solutions we work on are second to none and above all everyone loves the brand. I can’t wait to get stuck in and become a proper member of the Maverick family.”