Tata Comm appoints Andrew Yeong to head up Asia sales

30 November 2017 | James Pearce


Tata Communications has named former Oracle and IBM exec Andrew Yeong as the new head of sales for its Asia regional division.

Andrew Yeong 160x186Yeong brings over 20 years of experience of working in the blue-chip technology industry, with his most recent stint as GM for Asia Pacific at Lexmark. He has also held senior positions at IBM, Oracle and Atos.

In his new role, Yeong will be tasked with driving Tata Com’s growth in the region across all industry verticals, focussing on providing transformation services to large corporations in the region.

He will also support the company’s efforts in the network infrastructure market, whilst also looking to develop deeper penetration with its cloud enablement and cybersecurity solutions.

Yeong 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.”

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Tata Communications owns and operates the world’s only wholly-owned global fibre optic subsea network ring, which underpins the fifth largest Internet backbone globally, carrying over 25% of the world’s Internet routes.

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.”