Empired Salutes Appointment of New Queen


Empired has appointed Josephine Poirrier to the position of general manager – business applications. In this role, Josephine will be responsible for heading up the application teams, which harness technologies such as Microsoft Dynamics 365 enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) solutions and the Power Platform to create and maintain successful business outcomes.

Josephine brings more than 20 years of experience in delivering business applications within organisations such as Infor, Net Suite / Oracle, and Avanade. She was previously Vice President – JAPAC, NetSuite, and Growth Markets business applications lead at Avanade. Josephine has also held the position of Director of Services at Infor for the Asia-Pacific region. At these organisations, she had a significant role in creating incredible growth year-on-year. Most recently, she was General Manager at Armourcard International.

Steve Scarbrough, group general manager business applications, Empired said, “Josephine brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the Empired leadership group, in particular to the business applications team, which will add significant value for customers. Empired remains one of only a few local Microsoft Inner Circle Business Applications partners, maintains an excellent track record of success, and is ready to take big strides forward with Josephine at the helm. Her passion for people and delivering on the promise Empired makes to its customers will continue to make it the partner of choice for business applications.”

Josephine Poirrier said, “Now more than ever, having business systems agility for a unified enterprise view is critical for the success and future growth of organisations. Accurate decision making is underpinned by the simple connectedness of data and processes, which can only be achieved when the business environment is fully integrated with security at the core.

“Empired has a great reputation in the business applications space, and I am excited by what we can offer clients with exciting new products and solutions coming to market. My experience in a variety of settings, including start-ups and large corporations, will assist me in implementing successful customer-focused solutions that will contribute to the growth and longevity of Empired’s customers as well as the Empired business. I look forward to working with the team to achieve the most from the business applications we implement in organisations in the region.”

In addition, Josephine is passionate about promoting the role of women in technology and looks forward to the contribution she can make in the field through her work at Empired.

Josephine Poirrier said, “The team culture at Empired is great and is a huge contributor to its success. In my role, I look forward to continuing to foster that strong, customer-focused team environment to motivate and inspire a successful outcome for the team and customers. This includes assisting to promote the role of women in the technology sector.”


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