Infor names VP and MD for Southeast Asia, Korea
By Digital News Asia July 29, 2022
- Responsible for scaling business, spearhead growth across the region
- Has over two decades of business management, sales experience
Cloud company Infor has announced the appointment of Isabella Kusumawati (pic) as vice president and managing director for Southeast Asia and Korea.
Based in the company’s regional hub in Singapore, Kusumawati will be responsible for scaling Infor’s SEAK business, driving customer success and strengthening the ecosystem to spearhead the next phase of growth across Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Korea, the company said in a statement.
Chema Aramburu, executive vice president and general manager for Asia Pacific and Japan said, “Kusumawati is a seasoned and well-respected leader in the industry, with a strong track record in driving customer transformation and building high-performing sales teams in top technology companies across the globe.
“I am confident that Isabella will be an asset to Infor, our partners and a trusted advisor to customers.”
Kusumawati brings over two decades of experience in sales management, including new market and business development.
Most recently, she was vice president and managing director of Southeast Asia for SUSE.
Prior to that, she held strategic leadership roles at Salesforce, SAP, Oracle and Microsoft, where she was instrumental in strengthening customer and partner satisfaction, and clinched multiple sales, leadership and employee awards for her achievements.
A native to a region as diverse as Southeast Asia, Kusumawati’s ability to speak a number of languages is key to this part of the world, coupled with her understanding of Asian business, will be an edge for the role, Infor said.
She is an active member of the Women’s Business Network, and a passionate advocate for women in technology and leadership, it added.
“The Southeast Asia and Korea markets are growing at a rapid pace, and there is accelerated consideration and appetite for cloud that enables organizations to drive innovation and strategic outcomes at speed and scale.”
“As businesses emerge from the post-pandemic fog of the past two years, they are increasingly looking for technology solutions that can support their growing needs for operational agility, efficiency, resilience, and visibility,” she added.
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