Logicalis Malaysia appoints Bernard Chiang as managing director
By Digital News Asia December 13, 2018
- Has over 30 years of sales leadership experience in the technology industry
- Will lead the Malaysia operations and collaborate with partners to develop new solutions
LOGICALIS, the international IT solutions and managed services provider, announced the appointment of Bernard Chiang as the new managing director for its Malaysia operations.
Chiang will be responsible for driving innovation, revenue and profitability growth for Logicalis Malaysia. He will lead the Malaysia operations and collaborate with partners to develop new solutions, in line with Logicalis’ vision of being the premier digital enabler for customers.
Chiang has over 30 years of sales leadership experience in the technology industry.
Chong-Win Lee, Logicalis Asia CEO, commented, “I am very pleased that Bernard, with his proven track record, is joining us to lead Logicalis Malaysia. Malaysia is a key market for Logicalis. Our organisation is evolving to offer new services in the areas of Cloud, DevOps, Data Centre Modernisation, Application Modernisation and Cybersecurity.
“With over 2,821 services professionals in 25 countries, Logicalis is actively investing in expanding its services skills, capabilities, platforms and processes. Bernard’s experience will be valuable in continuing to build on this strategy. I am confident that Bernard will transform the Malaysia operations and drive the company forward,” said Lee.
[Paragraph edited for accuracy. An earlier version gave the wrong number of headcount and countries Logicalis is in.]
Commenting on the appointment, Chiang said, “I am excited to join Logicalis in this dynamic role and will continue to build on the strong foundation, momentum for growth. It’s an exciting time for Logicalis and the IT services sector in Malaysia. I am pleased to have the opportunity to lead Logicalis on to the next stage of its growth and success.”
“Logicalis Malaysia strives to be the trusted advisor for customers as they embark on their digital transformation journeys,” he emphasised. "Aligning with key growth areas and strengthening our recurring revenue streams will be central to our strategy.”
Prior to Logicalis, Chiang was the managing director of SAP and previously held senior leadership roles at HP IPG, Nortel and IBM. Bernard holds a Bachelor of Computer Science from University of Science of Malaysia.
Logicalis is an international multi-skilled solution provider providing digital enablement services to help customers harness digital technology and innovative services to deliver powerful business outcomes.
Its customers span industries and geographical regions; and the company’s focus is to engage in the dynamics of customers’ vertical markets; including financial services, TMT (telecommunications, media and technology), education, healthcare, retail, government, manufacturing and professional services.
The Logicalis Group has annualised revenues of US$1.6 billion, from operations in Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific and Africa. It is a division of Datatec Limited, listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, with revenues of over US$4 billion.