EMC appoints new sales and ops president for SEA
By Digital News Asia April 3, 2013
- Thomas Zack appointed president of sales and customer operations for EMC in SEA
- Tasked with driving strategy and business development to further accelerate company's growth
STORAGE hardware solutions provider EMC has appointed 27-year IT industry veteran Thomas Zack (pic) to the role of president of sales and customer operations for its South-East Asia region.
In his new role, Zack will focus on strategy and business development to extend and further accelerate the company's growth and continued leadership in the region by delivering and supporting the full range of EMC products, services and solutions in established and new markets, in addition to enhancing partner and channel relationships.
The appointment represents a milestone for EMC’s next phase of business growth in South-East Asia, the comoany said in a statement.
Commenting on the appointment, David Webster, president, Asia Pacific & Japan and senior vice president, EMC Corporation, said: “Tom Zack is an extraordinary executive and outstanding leader with a superb track record of execution.a
"I am confident in his ability to drive EMC’s next major phase of growth in South East Asia by deepening relationships with our customers and channel community, as well as helping to further develop our sales talent in the region,” he added.
Zack will play a key role in ensuring that EMC remains deeply focused on helping customers and partners transform IT and deliver IT as a Service through cloud computing; use big data to change business models and achieve new levels of innovation, and do so with highly-trusted and secure IT environments.
Prior to joining EMC, Zack was the managing director for SAP in Thailand and prior to that, he was at Red Hat, where he managed its sales business across Asia Pacific & Japan as vice president.
He also spent 18 years at Hitachi Data Systems in a variety of senior leadership and management roles, including vice president and general manager for the Asia South region. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of California, San Diego.