Pieter Terblanche, Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa Services Business Development Manager (BDM)

Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa is pleased to announce that it has appointed Pieter Terblanche in the capacity of Services Business Development Manager (BDM), reporting to Services Solutions Director, Heinz Stephan.

Terblanche has in excess of 15 years’ sales, marketing, management and advertising experience which he has accumulated from a number of positions including owning two of his own businesses, one being financial solutions related and the other pertaining to software monetisation products, cloud services and data encryption, office automation solutions and ICT.

His work experience has been related to the sales of a variety of products and offerings, within his own businesses and elsewhere. Terblanche describes himself as a “hunter-type person” who knows what it takes to generate new business and keep existing clients happy through professional project and account management, while simultaneously keeping an eye out for new leads.

Terblanche’s outstanding achievements include running his own business for six years, as well as opening eight franchises countrywide and maintaining them. He also established links across Africa with independent sales consultants to market and advertise his products, while managing almost 100 consultants across South Africa, excluding franchises and their staff members. Terblanche was also awarded best annual growth rate in a previous position after achieving sales totalling over R1 million.

“We are happy to welcome Pieter to the services solutions team. His extensive sales experience means that he has the ability to grow our portfolio while also maintaining the strong bond we have with existing customers. I look forward to seeing Pieter thrive in his new position and I wish him all the best,” says Heinz Stephan, Services Solutions Director at Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa.

Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa possesses a rich services portfolio that includes Support and Managed Services, Professional Services, Operational and Logistical Services, and Educational Services. This range of services is designed to assist its resellers and systems integrator partners in improving their sales, heightening their technical skills and better delivering on projects.

The Westcon-Comstor Services Solutions team will act as an extension of reseller and partner teams providing the third party support needed to enable business growth through training, marketing and technical support.