Thibault Dousson will take over as GM of HP Personal Solutions Group (PSG) South Africa from 1 August 2010, as outgoing GM Paul Boshoff heads off to his new posting in New Zealand.
“I am delighted to have someone with Thibault’s wide range of business experience and knowledge taking on this role,” says Antoine Barre, vice-president for PSG Middle East Mediterranean and Africa (MEMA).
Frank van Rees, MD of HP SA, adds: “Thibault has displayed an immense amount of loyalty and dedication to HP in the time he has been with us, his appointment compliments HPs commitment to growing and developing talent across the company."
Thibault joined HP in 2002 as a business planner in the consumer division in Grenoble, France. In September 2004 he joined the South African team as a local programme manager. He then moved to various positions within PSG South Africa including Category country manager, Corporate Enterprise and Public sector sales manager and, in 2008, Solutions Partner Organisations country manager where he managed the entire Preferred Partner Programme across all business units.
Since November 2009, he has been leading the PSG channel and retail sales team.
Douson's appointment will be effective from 1 August 2010.