Alan Hawkins

GM Software & Security

Alan Hawkins heads up sales for the Enterprise compute, storage, networking, unified communications and security portfolios. Alan is an expert innovator with the ability to find new ways to provide value to the expanding client base served by Tarsus.

He is also directly responsible for the security business unit that was formed with the merger of SecureData. His work spans across the continent, and his background in sales and client service has given him unique insights into opportunities for creating additional value for clients.

He has been a part of the Tarsus group since the early 2000s and prides himself on the ability to communicate the nuances of incredibly complex technical solutions. He has exceptional experiential knowledge of the IT market and has worked with globally renowned brands such as EOH, Incredible Connection and Dimension Data.

In 2008, Alan became the National Sales Manager for Tarsus after managing the local sales team in Johannesburg for two years. His experience in various sales environments has given him the ability to understand consumer needs which lead to the launch of Tarsus’ mid-market to their reseller base. This project has received an overwhelming response from the industry.

Alan’s boots-on-the-ground approach to innovation is supported by his passion for people and relationship-building skills, elements which are crucial to the success of the transformations in the Tarsus group.

When he takes time off from his work responsibilities, Alan enjoys staying active. He is a self-professed sports enthusiast and loves playing a round of golf. His greatest passion is spending time raising his young family.


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