VMware Appoints President of Greater China Region
Beijing, China — August 25, 2008 – VMware Inc., (VMW: NYSE) the global leader in virtualization solutions from the desktop to the datacenter, announced today the appointment of Mr. David Sung (Song Jiayu) as president of VMware’s Greater China region.
Sung is responsible for strategic planning, business operations and management of key functions, including sales, channels, services and marketing, for the Greater China region. The Greater China region covers mainland China, Hong Kong SAR, Macau and Taiwan.
"David’s extensive experience in IT and business management puts him in a strong position to lead VMware’s business and support customer requirements across Greater China,” said Carl Eschenbach, executive vice president of worldwide field operations, VMware. "VMware offers the industry’s broadest portfolio of virtualization solutions, VMware is in a unique position to help organizations in Greater China fast-track their adoption of virtualization to support their growth. We are extending our lead in this region by driving virtualization best practices and strategies that yield the highest returns for customers.”
Prior to joining VMware, Sung served as general manager of IBM’s key large client department where he was responsible for corporate management as well as product and service distribution. Sung was promoted through various senior management positions during his 26 years at IBM. He has hands-on management experience across Asia Pacific, including the Greater China region, and in the US. Sung brings extensive IT and customer experience in key industries such as finance, telecommunications, energy and aviation.
“I’m joining VMware at a very exciting time when virtualization is gaining significant traction in China,” said Sung. “Organizations that are looking to simplify their datacenter infrastructure, reduce their overall IT costs, and get ahead of power and space issues, are turning to VMware - the virtualization industry leader. We are bringing significant and positive change to their organizations. Together with VMware’s 900 strong partner community in Greater China, we are focused on enhancing virtualization skills, implementation and delivery services for our customers. We are bringing virtualization solutions and benefits to organizations of every size and across all sectors.”
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