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Davanti becomes official Salesforce Reseller

06th April 2022

Author Dougal Macdiarmid

Davanti and Salesforce are driving success from anywhere for businesses in New Zealand

Auckland, 6 April 2022

Long-standing Salesforce partner Davanti is now partnering with Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, as an official Salesforce Reseller. This Reseller partnership will allow Davanti to be the one-stop-shop for customers who are investing in the digital transformation of their business with Salesforce, with the ability to offer Salesforce licences directly to customers. As the number one CRM platform, Salesforce provides the 360˚ view on the customer that is essential to drive success from anywhere in an all-digital world.

John Bessey, CEO of Davanti says: “Our Salesforce partnership is key and strategic to our vision of connected experiences in Aotearoa, allowing us to leverage their significant leadership position and a platform that enables true business transformation through their systems of experience for customers, partners and employees. Adding Reseller Partner to our Platinum Consulting partnership with Salesforce now allows us to take a more holistic offering to our customers, and allows customers to work with us closely at every step of their transformation journey.

In the last 12 months, Davanti a Merkle Company has broadened its set of offerings to connect human-centred design, consulting, data transformation and digital transformation to help organisations across Aotearoa to create connected experiences.”

Dougal Macdiarmid, Davanti’s GM Growth, Northern says: “Davanti’s local market knowledge and 13 years’ experience as a Salesforce platinum partner, combined with Salesforce’s product portfolio, will provide customers of all sizes with the ability to receive a completely end-to-end service from Davanti, spanning the entire lifecycle of their journey.

From licensing to consulting and advisory, through to implementation, ongoing management and optimisation of their Salesforce technology through our committed 24/7 managed services, we will ensure our customers get the greatest value from their investment at every step of the way.

We are particularly excited to be able to resell Salesforce’s Net Zero Cloud in New Zealand, and to have launched our own Net Zero Now offering leveraging this important technology to help New Zealand organisations move faster towards their net zero goals.”

Tara Ridley, Vice President, Alliances and Channels, Salesforce Australia & New Zealand, says: “We are excited to expand our presence in New Zealand with Davanti by our side. We look forward to collaborating to enable companies to deliver outstanding customer experiences fit for the future. We are looking forward to bringing success from anywhere to New Zealand – together!”


About Davanti a Merkle Company

Davanti is a business-led technology consultancy with deep expertise in digital, data and customer experience transformation, working closely with leading New Zealand commercial enterprises and public sector organisations.

Davanti exists for the sole purpose of helping its customers create connected experiences to get closer to their customers and enable their teams and partners through customer experience transformation. To achieve this singular focus, Davanti brings together an incredible team of curious and driven people who work in cross-functional teams with clients to bring the breadth of capability that true transformation requires.

Davanti is a platinum Salesforce partner, with an 170-strong team spanning locations in Auckland and Wellington. It is part of Merkle, leveraging one of the world’s largest customer experience transformation consultancies in the world. Merkle Inc is the Customer Experience Transformation arm of dentsu.

About Salesforce

Salesforce, the global CRM leader, empowers companies of every size and industry to digitally transform and create a 360˚ view of their customers. For more information about Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), visit: www.salesforce.com.


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