Phusion IM Ltd appoints business development director

Phusion IM Ltd appoints business development director

Phusion, the global information management specialist based in the Tees Valley, has appointed Alan Hanratty, an experienced international sales professional, as Business Development Director.

Alan, who previously headed up business development at Billingham-based Johnson Matthey subsidiary Tracerco, has worked in industry since 1981, including 13 years in senior sales positions. He holds a degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Sunderland University and began his career as a trainee chemical engineer at ICI Wilton.

Phusion has offices in the UK and Australia, and provides comprehensive Engineering Data Management solutions to asset intensive industries through Phusion Reactor, its suite of SaaS, content, hosting and support services. It has provided off-the-shelf and bespoke solutions to a wide range of global, industry-leading clients, including BP, Total, INPEX and China Petroleum Engineering Construction Corporation.

Phusion Executive Chairman Steve Pearson said: “We’re delighted that Alan has joined the Phusion team.He has a wide range of business development and commercial management experience and has worked extensively overseas, setting up channel partners in markets such as the Middle East, China, Japan, India and the USA. He also has a strong technical background which allows him to understand the challenges our clients face.”

Alan Hanratty said: “I’m excited to have joined Phusion, I hope to expand our already extensive, global list of clients. Energy and related industries have to become much more efficient to tackle the market’s increasing challenges and Phusion’s engineering data management solutions are already proving this can be done.”