blueAPACHE Leaders

Senior Leadership Team

Chris Marshall

Chris Marshall

Founder and Managing Director

Chris founded blueAPACHE in July 1998 after recognising a shortage of IT standards and competencies in the SME sector that are taken for granted in the enterprise space.

With a passion for technology and business systems, Chris has built a formidable reputation for technology innovation that realises genuine benefits to organisations.

James Hendry

James Hendry

General Manager - Commercial

Since joining blueAPACHE in 2001, James has proved integral to the continued success of the organisation; managing the operations of the business and providing valuable support across all business units.

James has completed a Bachelor of Information Management at Monash University and holds numerous vendor accreditations.

James Bubbers

James Bubbers

General Manager - Experience

Responsible for leading the Experience business unit which brings together the company’s key customer facing teams, including service delivery and end user help desk services, talent acquisition and people operations.

James has roots in customer experience and customer support. He is passionate about building teams who have ‘real world understanding’ of the working lives of our customers and about how technology can help solve problems and build success.

James’ career spans Manufacturing, Education, Finance & Technology and has seen him work across Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States.


Jean Roux

Jean Roux

Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer of blueAPACHE, Jean is responsible for overseeing the company’s financial operations, including financial planning and analysis, accounting, treasury, and tax. He works closely with the Managing Director and other senior executives to develop and execute the company’s strategic plans, while ensuring financial discipline and transparency.

Prior to joining blueAPACHE, Jean worked in the M&A practices of several professional-services firms where he developed a deep understanding of financial analysis, risk management, and corporate strategy.Jean is a qualified Chartered Accountant CA(SA) and holds a B.Com and a B.Com Honors degree in Accounting from the University of Johannesburg.

Michael Zuppa

Michael Zuppa

General Manager - Technology

Michael is responsible for evolving blueAPACHE’s solution offerings to give our clients the best competitive advantage. He is a remarkable mix of technical wizardry and commercial aptitude.

Michael’s experience spans across Australia, South Africa and the UK. He holds a degree in Information Management and numerous vendor accreditation.

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