Water billing software business expands into Australia following second contract win

Water billing software business Aptumo, powered by Walsall-based Echo Managed Services, has launched its Australian business with the opening of a Melbourne office following recent growth and further expansion opportunities in the country.

The SaaS utility billing software provider recently implemented its solution at Victoria’s Coliban Water, and has also been selected as the preferred solution for a second Victoria-based water company.

Aptumo’s Australian business – Aptumo Australia Pty Ltd – has announced two hires with the appointment of Tony Kelly AM as a new non-executive director, and Richard Harris as general manager .

Monica Mackintosh, managing director of Echo Managed Services, said: “We’re thrilled to open our new business in Australia, and establish a permanent base in Melbourne. Our team on the ground are looking forward to supporting the sector and continuing to share our water billing expertise and knowledge, following increasing interest in our next-generation software.”
Tony Kelly, non-executive director at Aptumo Pty Ltd, said: “Aptumo is a very exciting product, built by vastly experienced water market experts specifically for the needs of the water sector and its customers. Native to Salesforce, it offers rich out of the box functionality and huge flexibility, helping water companies improve productivity and offer their customers more choice and better service. I am delighted to join the team as a non-executive director and am looking forward to the journey ahead.”

Richard Harris, general manager of Aptumo Pty Ltd, added: “It is an exciting time to join the Aptumo team, as it continues to gain momentum and interest from a number of water utilities. I can’t wait to get started and help lead Aptumo on its growth journey, whilst supporting the water sector to continue to improve customer experience and drive digitalisation.”