Next-generation financial services software, Bravura Solutions Ltd (ASX: BVS) has announced the appointment of Tim Bakkenes as Head of Sales and Account Management. Based in New Zealand, Bakkenes will be a key member of the Bravura New Zealand management team.
Bakkenes responsibilities include managing Bravura’s existing customer relationships in New Zealand, as well as identifying emerging needs and opportunities across the country.
Bakkenes brings a wealth of experience to this newly created position. For the past decade, he has served as an account manager and key account manager for financial software company Iress. As the company’s primary relationship manager in New Zealand, Bakkenes took care of its major wealth management accounts, including banks, insurance companies and boutique vendors, ensuring an experience exceptional customer.
Prior to that, Bakkenes worked at iconic New Zealand companies, including Air New Zealand, where he was an account manager, and with insurance brokerage firm Aon.
Bakkenes is a proven team player with a proven track record of building relationships and helping businesses achieve sustainable growth. Bravura Managing Director Tony Klim said: “We look forward to working with Tim to achieve our ambitions to grow our business in New Zealand. ”
Since taking office, Bakkenes has focused on business expansion‘s digital consulting proposal. Bravura’s digital advisory platform enables advisors to deliver effective and compliant advice, while managing relationships and delivering advice material face-to-face or over the phone.
“I am delighted to join the energetic and passionate team at Bravura,” said Bakkenes.
“With the market focus on digital customer engagement and advice on the rise, I look forward to working with financial services firms to implement innovative digital tools and strategies that can help New Zealanders to achieve financial well-being. “
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