Brightly continues growth path, announcing new Vice President for Asia Pacific

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30 June 2022 MELBOURNE - Today, Brightly Software, the global leader in intelligent asset management solutions, continues its growth ambitions announcing its new Vice President for Asia Pacific, Shaun Butler.  

The announcement follows the recent re-brand of the company from Assetic to Brightly in March this year.  

Shaun Butler - APAC VP - Headshot

SVP of International Operations, Steve Wilkens  says of the new hire, “We are experiencing an exciting growth phase at Brightly and Shaun’s extensive expertise will help shape our strategic vision for the company. We are committed to leveraging software and data to power smarter assets and sustainable communities with intelligent asset management solutions to close the global renewal infrastructure gap. Shaun can help us achieve this objective within the APAC region.” 

Mr Wilkens continues, “Shaun furthers our client first culture with a hands-on leadership style; be ready to shake hands with our new VP APAC when you see him in person.” 

Shaun has over 20 years' experience growing businesses across APAC. From enterprise operations through to government, Shaun has a demonstrated track record of success.  

Shaun held a fifteen-year tenure SYSPRO Software building its business capabilities across Australia, New Zealand and Asia. Having lived in Singapore for four years during his time at SYSPRO, he is uniquely positioned to understand the cultural nuance of expanding Brightly’s offering within the APAC region.  

Most recently Shaun was Global CEO for Priava, a SaaS venue and event management software solution for large venues with clients across 13 countries. Shaun delivered significant growth within his two years of leadership with the global firm.  

Shaun holds a Bachelor of Business, Accounting from the University of New England, he is also certified with the Australian Institute of Company Directors. 

Speaking on his new role, Shaun says, “I am excited to be leading Brightly APAC during this unprecedented phase of development. Brightly is driving innovation in asset management across the globe by providing bespoke solutions delivering greater efficiencies and more informed sustainable decision making. Brightly’s commitment to keeping the world’s assets running sustainably into the future is critical given the current environment and is at the heart of the business. I am pleased to be part of this exciting chapter for the company as we continue to expand and deliver for our clients in Australia.”  

With over 20 years’ experience in developing deterioration profiles and life cycle models across water, facilities, rail, roads, bridges, culverts, parks and power asset types, Brightly is a leader in providing strategic asset management advice. The company was recently named an industry leader in Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Software by Verdantix

Brightly has developed over 1500 asset strategies, policies and plans for all levels of government and public sector organisations. The company has also developed over 600 asset performance and condition assessment guidelines and manuals since its inception in Australia.