NetSuite - a provider of cloud-based financials/ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites - has named Zakir Ahmed as its Vice President and General Manager for Asia.
Based out of Singapore, Ahmed will oversee NetSuite's offices in Singapore, Philippines and Hong Kong. He will leverage his 20 years of experience in management, customer acquisition and retention as well as sales leadership across the globe to help NetSuite grow its customer base in the region.
Commenting on the appointment, Lee Thompson, SVP and GM of NetSuite Asia Pacific and Japan, said: "Asia is a key strategic region for NetSuite in 2016 and Zakir is well suited to the role to help us extend our momentum. He has a solid understanding of the diverse needs and cultures in this market; and he recognises the significant role that both cloud solutions and NetSuite partners play in meeting customer challenges."
Prior to NetSuite, Ahmed was with TechnologyOne Corp, where he served as General Manager for a US$50 million business unit. Before that he was with Salesforce.com, Microcell, CGI and Steltor (now Oracle).
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