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Fujitsu Asia appoints new CEO

Anushkar Mohinani | Feb. 1, 2012
In his new role as regional chief executive officer, Gavin Selkirk will focus on driving business growth and profitability of Fujitsu Asia’s operations in ASEAN, the company said in a statement.


Gavin Selkirk, regional chief executive officer, Fujitsu Asia

Fujitsu Asia, IT-based business solutions provider, has appointed a new regional chief executive officer, to drive the company‘s business growth and profitability in the ASEAN region.

As the CEO of Fujitsu Asia, Gavin Selkirk will work with the leadership team to focus on performance and accountability as the business looks to increase its market position in ASEAN and contributing to the overall Asia strategy, according to a press release issued by the company today (1 February).

Selkirk replaces Lawrence Wee who has reportedly left the company to "pursue other opportunities."

Selkirk has over 20 years of experience in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry. He most recently served as the corporate senior vice president, Asia Pacific and Japan of software provider, Computer Associates, where he played a key role in growing and managing the regional Asia Pacific and Japan business in his eight years of tenure.

 “ASEAN is a strategically important market for Fujitsu, as well as for many of our customers. We are confident that Gavin’s experience will ensure that Fujitsu will continue to take advantage of fast growing technology areas such as cloud services, technology convergence and mobility computing to increase our market share across both mature and emerging markets within ASEAN,” said Rod Vawdrey, corporate senior vice president and president, Global Business Group shares.

“I look forward to working with the team to develop and innovate from the customers’ perspective while working in close collaboration with customers. I hope to capitalise upon Fujitsu’s constant pursuit of innovation to help our customers address their challenges, stay ahead of competition and more importantly help them create new business opportunities,” said Selkirk, who will be based in Singapore.


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