New Appointments Reflect Increased Demand for Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
Blue Prism (AIM: PRSM), provider of the world’s most successful Digital Workforce, has strengthened its senior management team in APAC, announcing the appointment of Rob Mills, VP ANZ and the promotion of Mike Cawsey to the newly created position of SVP & General Manager Asia Pacific. The appointments reflect the exponential growth in demand for Blue Prism’s Robotic Process Automation (RPA) platform across the region.
Since launching its first Australian office in Sydney in April 2017, Blue Prism’s RPA platform has been adopted by many of the largest brands in Australia and New Zealand, including major financial institutions, telcos and federal government. It is also rapidly expanding its footprint across the wider APAC region. In August this year, Blue Prism opened its APAC headquarters in Singapore and a Hong Kong office to support its growing list of Asian Fortune 500 clients that includes Great Eastern Life, Maybank and Schroders.
“Blue Prism has fast become the choice for Intelligent Automation and operational transformation in Australia and New Zealand and Rob is well placed to steer our ANZ operation to the next level,” said SVP & General Manager Asia Pacific Mike Cawsey. “He will be responsible for extending our leadership position in Australia and New Zealand, educating the market about next generation Intelligent Automation and developing our growing ANZ team.”
Mills joins Blue Prism with over 25 years’ software sales and operational experience, most recently as Head of Sales at data software company IXUP Limited. Previously he was Global Vice President, Connect Solutions at Objective Corporation, a leading provider of information and process governance software solutions. Mills has also held senior roles with companies such as Information Builders and Novell.
Commenting on his appointment Rob Mills, VP ANZ said, “It’s an excellent time to be joining Blue Prism as our market is reaching an inflection point in the adoption of RPA technology as Australian companies realise the value that our digital workforce creates. I’m looking forward to working with our partners and clients to drive innovation and exceptional results as we move further into the world of Intelligent Automation where AI will drive even more advanced digital workforce capabilities.”
Blue Prism operates a 100% channel model in APAC and has a number of strategic alliances including EY, Accenture, Avanade, Deloitte, Microsoft, PwC and the Reveal Group. Its technology powers a Digital Workforce that augments, supports and assists humans to increase productivity, improve experience, and deliver true operational agility via AI, machine learning, intelligent automation and sentiment analysis. Blue Prism is the only RPA technology platform that sits at the server level (on premise or cloud) to provide true enterprise-grade scalable robotic process automation.
Last week the company unveiled its new Digital Exchange, a robust Intelligent Automation marketplace for accessing and downloading pre-built artificial intelligence, cognitive and disruptive technologies, creating a one-stop shop for building out, scaling and adding skills to digital workers.
About Blue Prism
As the pioneer, innovator and market leader in Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Blue Prism delivers the world’s most successful Digital Workforce. The company’s intelligent digital workers provide government and business leaders with new operational capacity and intelligent skills to automate mission critical business processes, while meeting the requirements of the most demanding IT environments, where security, compliance and scalability are paramount.
Blue Prism provides a scalable and robust execution platform for best-of-breed AI and cognitive technologies and has emerged as the trusted and secure RPA platform of choice for the Fortune 500 and public-sector market. Billions of transactions and hundreds of millions of hours of work are executed on Blue Prism software robots. For more information about Blue Prism (AIM: PRSM), visit www.blueprism.com/gov and follow the company on LinkedIn and Twitter.