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Kelvin Wong takes reins as Singapore country manager at Hitachi Vantara
Thu, 22nd Feb 2024

Hitachi Vantara has announced the appointment of Kelvin Wong as the new Country Manager for its Singapore Operations. In this prominent leadership role, Wong will spearhead Hitachi Vantara's sales strategy in Singapore, operating across aspects including sales, pre-sales, and backend. He will also manage Hitachi Vantara's network of partnerships, alliances, and resellers in Singapore, reporting directly to Joe Ong, Vice President and General Manager at Hitachi Vantara, ASEAN.

Joe Ong expressed enthusiasm about the appointment, saying, "We are pleased to welcome Kelvin to the leadership team as our new Country Managing Director for Singapore. In an era marked by rapid technological advancement and unprecedented opportunities for innovation, Kelvin's strong leadership and strategic foresight will be instrumental in steering Hitachi Vantara towards continued success in the dynamic Singapore market." Wong's expertise in building strategic partnerships, alliances, and reseller networks will also be crucial in fostering growth and collaboration for Hitachi Vantara in Singapore, Ong adds.

Wong brings to his new role over a decade of experience in sales leadership, with a significant focus on account management for both commercial and enterprise clients. He has been instrumental in setting Go-To-Market (GTM) goals and objectives for sales teams, providing strategic direction, and supervising execution within their respective territories. Before taking up his new role at Hitachi Vantara, Wong served at analytics company SAS, where he led the sales of software-based solutions focusing on analytics and managed key accounts in the Singapore market. He is a Software Engineering graduate from the University of Queensland, Australia.

Upon his appointment, Wong comments: "I am honoured to take on the role of Country Managing Director for Singapore at Hitachi Vantara. This company leads the way in providing innovative data storage and hybrid cloud solutions that support data-driven decision making for its customers. As Hitachi Vantara continues to expand its footprint in the Singapore market, my goal is to foster growth of the dedicated Singapore team, build a robust sales and pre-sales team, and establish a strong partnership ecosystem alongside our resellers and alliances. I look forward to the close collaboration with Joe and the leadership team to help our customers meet their business objectives. Together, we will work towards our commitment to delivering exceptional value and driving Hitachi Vantara's success in the Singapore market and beyond."

Hitachi Vantara is transforming the way data fuels innovation as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd. The company provides the data foundation that the world's leading innovators rely on. The company operates under the business structure of Digital Systems & Services and Green Energy & Mobility, connecting products through digital technology to provide solutions in various industries. Hitachi drives Social Innovation Business, creating a sustainable society through the use of data and technology. The company's consolidated revenues for fiscal year 2022 totalled 10,881.1 billion yen, and it has approximately 320,000 employees worldwide.