3Q Board of Directors

The 3Q group is led by an experienced and passionate team, many with more than 30 years’ experience in software development for retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers. The team is led by Executive Chairman Shaun Rosen.  Shaun and his brother Davy started Divergent Technologies, the humble beginnings of 3Q Holdings, in South Africa in 1983. Today, more than 30 years later they remain passionate about developing software solutions to drive efficiency and increase profits for retailers and wholesalers around the world.

Shaun Rosen joined the Board as the Executive Chairman on 22 December 2005, as part of the acquisition of Island Pacific Australia Pty Limited. He completed a Bachelor of Computer Science degree at the University of Cape Town in 1982 and founded Divergent Technologies in South Africa in 1983, where he served as Managing Director. The focus of the business was developing software for retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers. He has had more than 30 years’ experience in the information technology industry. In 1986 he immigrated to Australia and started Divergent Technologies in Sydney in 1987. In 1994, 20% of Divergent was sold to Tag Pacific and in 1996, 100% of Divergent was sold to SVI Holdings Inc, which was listed on the OTC Bulletin Board. Shaun retired in late 1999. In 2002, Shaun bought back SVI Retail with his business partner, Clive Klugman. Together they traded the Company back into profitability.

Shaun Rosen

Executive Chairman

Clive joined the Board as Executive Director on 22 December 2005, as part of the acquisition of Island Pacific Australia Pty Limited. Clive studied Computer Science at the University of Cape Town, graduating in 1979. He formed Divergent Technologies with Shaun Rosen and has worked with Shaun since that time. He has had more than 30 years’ experience in the information technology industry.

Clive Klugman

Non-Executive Director

Alan Treisman joined the Board as Executive Director and CFO on 22 December 2005. He completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Bachelor of Accountancy degree in 1989, and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1990. Alan joined Divergent Technologies in 1994 where he worked for almost 8 years as Financial Controller and then Finance Director. He has had more than 15 years’ experience in the information technology industry. He now combines the role of Mergers and Acquisitions with that of Chief Financial Officer while also serving as the Company Secretary.

Alan Treisman

Executive Director and Company Secretary

Mark joined the board on 5 April 2007 as part of the acquisition of AdvanceRetail Technology Limited, where he had served as Managing Director. As one of the initial founders of AdvanceRetail Technology Limited, Mark has experience in international software sales, as well as consulting experience with a number of the regions leading retailers. He has more than 25 years’ experience in the information technology sector, including over 20 years’ experience in the retail software market.

Mark McGeachen

CEO, Island Pacific Australia and AdvanceRetail Executive Director – 3Q

Davy joined the Board on 12th December 2013. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) and a Master of Arts from the University of Cape Town. He co-founded Divergent Technologies in South Africa with his brother Shaun in 1983, and they brought the company to Australia where Davy served as Technical Director. Davy returned to South Africa in 1994 where until 2002 he was the Technical Director of the JSE-listed Softline Group responsible for R&D, and also the Managing Director of VST, Softline’s retail software division that specialised in outsourcing merchandising and point of sale systems. In 2002 Davy joined Shaun Rosen and Clive Klugman when they bought back SVI Retail, and has since lived in the USA, serving as the CEO of Island Pacific USA and UK.

Davy Rosen

Executive Director
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