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Akamai announces expansion in Asia Pacific team

Zafar Anjum | Oct. 3, 2012
Expansion includes regional appointments in Services and Sales

Akamai Technologies has announced two significant additions to its team in Asia Pacific with the appointments of Alex Caro and Malcolm Rowe, the cloud platform provider announced today (3 October).

Alex Caro has been appointed chief technology officer and vice president, services for Akamai's Asia Pacific and Japan region. He is responsible for technical strategy and for all professional services teams across the region. Previously, he served as corporate chief information officer of the company. He moves to Singapore from Akamai's corporate headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the company said in a statement.

Malcolm Rowe has been appointed regional vice president, sales for South Asia. He is responsible for driving Akamai's growth throughout the region, positioning the company as the leading force in making the Internet work better for business, according to the company's statement.

Rowe joined the company in 2002 and has over 25 years of IT industry experience.

Akamai also recently announced the opening of offices in Taipei, Taiwan and Melbourne, Australia, as well as the recruitment of new country managers in Japan, South Korea and Melbourne.

"Asia Pacific is the fastest growing region worldwide for Akamai, with increasing demand from enterprises for cloud-based applications and services as part of their innovation strategy," said Sanjay Singh, senior vice president and general manager, Asia Pacific and Japan at Akamai. "While we continue to drive growth in the region by strengthening branding, marketing and go-to-market strategies, we are also building a strong team that will support customer success. We are confident that with Alex and Malcolm on board, we will continue to accelerate our momentum in the Asia Pacific market."

 

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