Unimarket appoints Blake Laurent to support client success in Australia and New Zealand.
Auckland, New Zealand – Unimarket is pleased to welcome Blake Laurent as its new Account Manager & Solution Consultant for Australia and New Zealand.
With experience in the banking and finance and higher education sectors, Laurent joins Unimarket from the University of Tasmania where he served in a senior role supporting financial systems.
“We’re thrilled to have Blake on the Unimarket team and he will play a key role in ensuring the success of our clients in Australia and New Zealand,” says Unimarket CEO Peter Kane.
“Blake’s experience in higher education finance and procurement means he has a great understanding of our clients’ needs and the challenges they face.
“Plus, his highly collaborative mindset and client-centric approach make him a natural fit for Unimarket and how we work with organizations to empower users, reduce costs, and better manage spend by creating a simpler path for procurement.”
As Account Manager & Solution Consultant, Laurent will play a pivotal role in delivering great outcomes for clients across the entire lifecycle, from showing them how the Unimarket solution can help them achieve their business goals, to ensuring a smooth implementation and providing ongoing support.
“Unimarket has a dedicated, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic team that I am truly excited to join.”- Blake Laurent, Account Manager & Solution Consultant
Laurent helped implement the Unimarket solution during his time at the University of Tasmania. There he worked closely with Unimarket to administer the community and he supported the integration with the university’s ERP and work request systems.
“Unimarket has a dedicated, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic team that I am truly excited to join. Drawing on my client-side experience, I will strive to understand the needs of our clients and act as their voice in our organization as we continue to evolve the Unimarket platform,” says Laurent.
“My belief is that collaboration is at the heart of delivering great outcomes, and I look forward to working as part of the Unimarket team to build robust relationships with our clients and help them unlock new efficiencies and successes.”
Unimarket makes procurement simple with an easy-to-use cloud-based solution that connects an extensive catalog-driven supplier marketplace with purchasing, invoice management, and card payment functions—all in one integrated platform. Founded in 2005, Unimarket is trusted by organizations from a diverse range of industries including higher education, healthcare, government, research, and financial services. For more information, visit unimarket.com or follow on Twitter @Unimarket, LinkedIn at linkedin.com/company/unimarket, or Facebook at @UnimarketProcurement.
January 24, 2023