Kaspersky announces new Asia Pacific managing director
By Digital News Asia February 21, 2022
- Will drive company’s strategy, growth in the region
- Based in SIngapore, reports to VP for global sales network
Kaspersky has announced the appointment of Sandra Lee as managing director for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.
In a statement, the cybersecurity firm said Lee and her team will drive the company’s strategy and overall growth in the region.
Of her appointment, Lee said, “Asia Pacific has always been a focus market for the company and I am excited to take up this leadership role as we continue to see great business opportunities here.
“With our strong regional team and solid partner ecosystem, I look forward to helping our customers and partners benefit even more from our award-winning solutions and threat intelligence expertise across the region,” she said.
Lee will be based in Kaspersky’s Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore and will report to Chris Connell, vice president for global sales network, who was previously also in the role, Kaspersky said.
“I am thrilled to see Lee in this APAC leadership role. Her business acumen, commitment to customer success, and team leadership give us great confidence that she will strategically grow our brand in the region,” said Connell.
He said Lee is also highly regarded by customers and the partner community and he is certain that she is ready to lead the Asia Pacific region to even greater heights.
Prior to this promotion, Lee led the company’s global vision for its channel partners by driving higher levels of success for and with the region’s partner community for the past three years.
Lee has been in the IT industry for more than 20 years in sales and channel leadership roles in Southeast Asia and APAC with various market-leading technology companies.
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