Stephanie Odgen has returned to Belkin as MD.
Stephanie Odgen has returned to Belkin as MD.

Stephanie Ogden has replaced Ian McLean as the managing director of Belkin Australia and New Zealand, a company statement today confirmed. Ogden has previously been the sales director of Belkin and is currently the managing director for ANZ and SEA at Kobo.

“We are very grateful to Ian for his many contributions to Belkin. His positive impact on the company will benefit us for many years to come. I have enjoyed working with Ian over the past few years and I thank him for his dedication and service to Belkin,” said Chet Pipkin, Founder and CEO of Belkin International.

“In Stephanie we have a leader who knows our business intimately, has strong existing relationships with our key customers, and a drive that will undoubtedly be instrumental to our ongoing growth in Australia and New Zealand. I’m delighted she is returning to Belkin.”

“I am thrilled to be re-joining Belkin at such an important time in the history of the company, and excited by the opportunities still ahead of us in Australia and New Zealand. I’m looking forward to leading and growing the ANZ business, combining Belkin’s strong history of global innovation with robust and vibrant customer relationships locally.” said new managing director Stephanie Ogden.

Kobo’s PR team has been contacted to find out if a replacement for Ogden has been lined up.