Tata Communications’ new Asia chief to enable accelerated business growth
Tata Communications announces the appointment of Andrew Yeong as its head of sales for Asia region. In his new role, Andrew will be responsible for the growth of Tata Communications’ business across all industry verticals, focussing on providing transformation services to large corporations in the region. He will also support the company’s strategic efforts in growing and maintaining its leadership position in the network infrastructure market, as well as build deeper penetration with its cloud enablement and cybersecurity solutions. With over 20 years of experience of working with blue-chip technology companies including Lexmark, IBM and Oracle, Andrew is recognised in the industry for his results-driven approach to drive business strategy across sectors and verticals.
Commenting on the appointment, James Parker, Chief Revenue Officer, Tata Communications, said, “The speed at which digitisation is impacting our customers continues to create new avenues of growth across our entire business portfolio. Asia Pacific, in particular, will continue to be a region of prime interest as global enterprises redesign their business growth strategies to tap on the opportunities this region has to offer. As Tata Communications works towards enabling growth for its customers with its innovative solutions, we are confident that Andrew, given his vast experience and industry knowledge, will help address local priorities and enable enterprises stake claim to new ground on their digital transformation journeys.”
Andrew Yeong, Regional Head of APAC, Tata Communications said: “These are very exciting times with global trade having reached unprecedented levels. Technology is a key vector for business transformation and for economic growth and prosperity. Organisations are looking to be more mobile, agile and resilient. I am excited to join Tata Communications and play an integral role in the team that continues to lead from the front in breaking new ground with its innovative approach to enabling organisations and service providers in their end-to-end digital transformation journeys right from solution design to operational excellence, reducing complexities and simplifying the shifts.”
Today, Tata Communications owns and operates the world’s only wholly-owned and most advanced global fibre optic sub-sea network ring. This underpins the fifth largest Internet backbone globally, carrying over 25% of the world’s Internet routes. This infrastructure serves as the foundation to the innovative platforms and ecosystems that Tata Communications has built and co-created with its partners around the world. These include, for example, its flagship IZO™ cloud enablement platform which was recently awarded the Multi-Tier Cloud Security (MTCS) Level 3 certification, the highest level of Singapore’s Cloud Service Provider (CSP) certification.