Sharmin Jassal has been appointed Corporate Communications Manager for Dimension Data Australia, effective 1 October 2011. Ms Jassal is replacing Martin Aungle, who has moved into a part-time communications role at Dimension Data.
Ms Jassal will be responsible for developing and executing Dimension Data’s internal and external communications strategy for Australia, and reports to Tania Balcombe, Chief Marketing Officer at Dimension Data Australia.
Ms Jassal joined Dimension Data in July 2010 as Marketing Communications Manager, after working in account management roles at public relations companies Hill & Knowlton and Bite Communications.
She brings 13 years’ experience in the IT industry; starting her career as an investment analyst with a venture capital company in Asia and then moving to Australia in 2005 with analyst firm Frost & Sullivan to establish its Australian corporate communications practice.
“Sharmin has been with us for just over a year and her professionalism and capability has been recognised throughout the business,” said Ms Balcombe. “I believe her talent and ambition, along with her complete commitment will help shape, position and drive a successful communications team at Dimension Data.”
Mr Aungle, who has been with Dimension Data for 15 years and was its Corporate Communications Manager since 2003, will continue at Dimension Data in a part-time communications capacity, providing specific services to Dimension Data's marketing and executive management teams.
Commenting on his tenure at Dimension Data, “Martin has created an incredible legacy by providing the business with a strong communications foundation,” said Ms Balcombe. “It’s great that Dimension Data can continue to benefit from his experience.”
About Dimension Data:
Founded in 1983, Dimension Data plc is an ICT services and solutions provider that uses its technology expertise, global service delivery capability, and entrepreneurial spirit to accelerate the business ambitions of its clients. Dimension Data is a member of the NTT Group. www.dimensiondata.com.