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Lenovo on dynamic transformation path in Malaysia

AvantiKumar | June 11, 2015
As part of the PC and server company's global transformation, Lenovo said its new business models are in tune with Malaysia's national initiative to become a fully developed knowledge economy by the year 2020.

Khoo Hung Chuan, Country General Manager, Lenovo Malaysia 

Photo - Khoo Hung Chuan, Country General Manager, Lenovo Malaysia

 

As part of the PC and server company's global transformation, Lenovo has linked to Malaysia's national initiative to become a fully developed knowledge economy by the year 2020.

Using new business models and strategies this year for its Malaysian channel partners, Lenovo will speed up its shift of the entire device and connected ecosystem to a more human-centric design focus, said Lenovo's vice president & general manager for Southeast Asia region, Dr Harry Yang.

"With the smooth integration of Motorola and IBM's x86 server business, Lenovo is now a far more dynamic and diverse company than it was ever before," said Dr Yang.

"We have recently demonstrated this through the sharing of our vision of the digital future at our first-ever global Tech World event, and launched a newly energized brand identity and logo," he said. "These are all part of the company's transformation to continue our mission to deliver world-class products and an exceptional customer experience."

Dr Harry Yang, Vice President & General Manager, Lenovo South East Asia Region 

Photo - Dr Harry Yang, Vice President & General Manager, Lenovo South East Asia Region

"On the business front, we see strong growth momentum in South East Asia with Malaysia being a key growth driver in the region for Lenovo," he said.  "Southeast Asia is a mix of mature markets with an appetite for premium and cutting-edge technology, as well as fast-growing emerging markets with entry-level technology penetration, giving us the opportunity to grow market share quickly. Through our Protect and Attack strategy, Lenovo's profits and revenues continue to expand through our three growth engines of Enterprise, Mobility, and Ecosystem/Cloud, as well as our strong PC business."

 Malaysian industry

Khoo Hung Chuan, Lenovo Malaysia country general manager, said: "Lenovo maintains an optimistic outlook of the Malaysian technology industry as the local economy and the rest of the Asian region continues to make positive strides forward. We managed to deliver strong and balanced performance in the last quarter by capitalizing on our newly acquired businesses and consistent organic growth within Malaysia and will continue to apply our "Protect and Attack" strategy where applicable."

"There is also a huge potential for Lenovo in Malaysia as the nation pushes to be a digitally literate nation within the next 5 years. At Lenovo, we develop and provide technological solutions for the different kinds of users," said Khoo.

He said Lenovo will invest more than ever in the Malaysian market to ensure leadership in all segments. Key areas of investment include:

  • Geographical and channel expansion
  • Sustaining and building relationships with business partners
  • Expand retail presence
  • Continue to build and augment the company infrastructure and resources
  • Enhance after-sales support for customer peace of mind
  • Drive more innovation to suit more Malaysians than ever before

 

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