Business Aspect appoints co-leadership structure with joint General Managers announced

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November 30, 2021

Digital business and technology consulting firm, Business Aspect, today announced the appointment of Kristian Hanlon and Peter Jarrett as co-leaders and joint General Managers of Business Aspect, a Data#3 company. Effective immediately, Business Aspect’s Senior Leadership Team will now comprise of Jarrett and Hanlon as co-leaders, alongside the company’s territory and practice managers.

As joint General Managers, both are responsible for the development and implementation of the strategic, operational and financial direction of Business Aspect, providing executive support and guidance to the Senior Leadership Team, ensuring the growth and ongoing success of the business.

Hanlon will lead from a territory perspective, with all territory managers reporting to him, and Jarrett will lead from a practice perspective, to build out team capability, go-to-market and intellectual property across the company’s four key areas of specialisation: Digital & ICT Advisory, Program & Project Delivery, Cyber Security & Risk and Information & Analytics.

Data#3 Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Laurence Baynham, commented, “Congratulations to both Kristian and Peter. Both are proven leaders and have been fundamental to the success of Business Aspect to date. The company has built a stable and profitable foundation to position itself well for future growth. I’m confident that together in this co-leadership structure, they will lead the Business Aspect team in continuing to improve the performance of organisations by delivering business transformation through technology.”

Jarrett is an operational change leader. He has held several key strategic, operational, service line leadership and project management delivery consulting roles over the last 25 years. He has a focus on business and process improvement both organisationally and at a project level.

“­­I’m delighted to have been appointed to the co-leader General Manager position alongside Kristian,” commented Jarrett. “Co-leadership can be an extremely powerful lever for building a great company. This model will help further align our multiple territories and bolster the consulting practice to ultimately realise Business Aspect’s market growth potential. I look forward to working with Kristian to accelerate services and help our customers to solve their ICT and digital transformation challenges by providing insightful business and technology consulting services delivered by our talented team.”

Hanlon is an achievement-oriented leader with a team building approach and over 20 years of business management, leadership, consulting and delivery experience.

“I’m excited to be part of this next chapter for Business Aspect, as co-General Manager with Peter,” said Hanlon. “This shared leadership model will allow us to provide diversity of thought, different perspectives and improved decision making for Business Aspect. This will be extremely beneficial in contributing to the future growth of the company. We’ll continue to attract and retain talented, trusted, passionate and pragmatic leaders and advisors to provide specialist technology consulting and advisory services that solve customers’ complex business challenges.”

Business Aspect employs a team of over 100 experts across Australia who have the skills and experience in successfully executing change management and business process improvement across business and technology strategy, architecture, risk, control, planning, design, delivery and governance.

About Business Aspect

Business Aspect is a technology and business advisory consultancy that specialises in improving the performance of organisations by delivering business transformation. At Business Aspect, our promise to our clients is to always look at things from a fresh perspective and to ensure our engagements are based on a clear understanding of our client’s specific business needs.

We strive to provide our clients with a powerful and independent market alternative that is focused on the delivery of a higher level of service and outcomes tied to the client’s business vision, strategy and goals. Our strength is in our ability to deliver pragmatic outcomes for our clients and solutions that deliver positive change and growth. We offer a real alternative to traditional process-driven consulting practices or rigid mainstream methodologies used to align business and technology solutions.

Business Aspect is a Data#3 company.