National Instruments appoints new VP for Asia Pacific
By Digital News Asia November 3, 2015
- Asean MD Chandran Nair promoted, Matej Krajnc to take his place
- Chandran with NI since 1997, led initiative on now industry-standard platform
NATIONAL Instruments (NI) has announced the appointment of Chandran Nair (pic) as vice president for Asia Pacific.
Previously the managing director for Asean, Chandran has been instrumental in establishing NI’s footprint in the region and consistently delivering double-digit growth, the company said in a statement, without disclosing actual figures.
In his new role, he will be responsible for growing NI’s business in China, Japan, South Korea, South-East Asia, Oceania and Taiwan, it added.
Chandran began his NI career in 1997 and went on to lead the successful initiative for a new instrumentation standard that is the industry-standard platform today, the company said.
“Asia is a true hotbed for innovation. These are very exciting times and I’m honoured to be leading the National Instruments’ team in Asia to continue creating the future generation of innovators in this region,” he said.
NI also named Matej Krajnc as the new managing director for Asean and ANZ (Australia/ New Zealand).
With over 30 years of engineering industry experience, Krajnc will be responsible for the growth of NI’s presence, visibility, sales, and application engineering throughout Australia, New Zealand, and South-East Asia.
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