SAP Concur appoints new MD for Southeast Asia

  • Will lead cross-functional team to ensure alignment for all SEA projects
  • Brings over two decades of experience in the industry to his role at SAP

 SAP Concur appoints new MD for Southeast AsiaSAP Concur has appointed Carl Jones as managing director for Southeast Asia (SEA).

In a statement, the company said Jones will lead a multinational cross-functional team with sales, pre-sales, client success and cloud channel partnerships, ensuring alignment for all SEA projects within SAP Concur. 

He will be responsible for all client-facing commercial opportunities in the region, it added. 

SAP said Jones will also represent the company on corporate initiatives such as Climate 21, SAP’s global sustainability programme, an initiative to build analytical and transactional capabilities into SAP’s core business applications to help customers understand and minimise the carbon footprint of their products and operations.

Earlier this year, Jones was appointed to the Global Business Travel Association Global Sustainability Committee as vice-chair, representing the region’s interest in advancing standards and solutions to improve the sustainability performance of business travel across all three environmental, social, governance pillars.

Most recently, he was the regional vice president, head of strategy, Asia Pacific and Greater China.

In that role, the company said he was responsible for driving development and alignment of SAP Concur’s regional strategic projects, along with driving the Financial Services Industry enterprise strategy for Asia Pacific.

“It is an exciting time to be leading SAP Concur efforts in SEA to engage businesses in transforming corporate travel, spend management and employee experience, while striving to help our customers achieve their sustainability goals,” he said.

Matt Goss, senior vice president and general manager for SAP Concur Asia Pacific Japan and Greater China, said, “I have full confidence that the SEA team will continue to grow strongly in the region and be a trusted partner to our customers as they find new ways to boost efficiency, visibility and control.”


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