Verizon Business Australia Appoints Public Sector Leader
Posted: Thursday, Jan 18
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Verizon Business Australia Appoints Public Sector Leader

Canberra, Australia – Verizon Business Australia today appointed Claudine Beltrami as head of the company’s Federal Government sales business. Based in Canberra, she will lead a team of client partners serving the increasingly complex requirements of Verizon’s federal and state customers.

Across her 25-year career in IT, Beltrami has served in a variety of executive and leadership roles. She was most recently the lead of Cisco’s sales and enablement team in Canberra where she led numerous teams across sales, systems engineering, client success and consulting services. Prior to her distinguished tenure with Cisco, Claudine held similar roles with Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Compaq.

“Claudine’s background, deep relationships and expertise in the public sector will enable her to partner strategically with our Government customers to help them build a resilient and secure digital future for Australia.  We are excited to welcome her to the team!” said Robert Le Busque, Regional Vice President for the Asia-Pacific region at Verizon Business Group.

“I am grateful to be able to work with colleagues who are all focused on delivering the most transformative solutions – built on the most reliable and secure networks – that modernize and safeguard critical infrastructure, and enable those in public service to achieve their missions,” said Beltrami. “It’s an amazing time in the public sector, and with this world-class team, I look forward to partnering with our customers to help them better serve their constituents.”

Verizon Business Australia has provided managed network and security services to enterprise and government agencies in Australia for over 20 years. In addition, the company has been accredited as a Gatekeeper service provider by the Australian Government for more than a decade and supports Public Key Infrastructure deployments within government, property and healthcare industries. Its state-of-the-art Asia-Pacific Advanced Security Operations Center is based in Canberra and staffed by Australian Government cleared security specialists providing 24 x 7 monitoring.

Claudine holds an MBA from the Australian National University and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Canberra.


Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) was formed on June 30, 2000 and is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services. Headquartered in New York City and with a presence around the world, Verizon generated revenues of $136.8 billion in 2022. The company offers data, video and voice services and solutions on its award-winning networks and platforms, delivering on customers’ demand for mobility, reliable network connectivity, security and control.

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