SINGAPORE, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vormetric, a leader in enterprise data security for physical, virtual and cloud environments, today announced the appointment of George H. Chew as vice president, Asia-Pacific (APAC), based in Singapore. He will report to Alan Kessler, president and CEO.
In this newly created role, Chew will be responsible for all aspects of Vormetric's business activities across the APAC region, including customer engagement, sales development, training and enablement, strategic planning and revenue growth.
Chew brings more than 25 years' experience in field sales leadership and execution to his role. He was most recently with Oracle where he held senior sales leadership positions with responsibility for Oracle Virtual Desktop and Cloud Solutions within both APAC and EMEA, more than tripling sales in every APAC region he led. Prior to joining Oracle, Chew held senior sales roles at Sun Microsystems and IBM Tivoli.
"This expansion reflects our ongoing commitment to increasing the depth of experience and expertise in the APAC region, which is becoming increasingly important, not just as a fast-growing market for Vormetric, but as a source of engineering talent as well," said Alan Kessler, Vormetric CEO. "With the world's largest population, APAC is a dramatically diverse region with tremendous growth potential in data security. Chew's depth of passion for delivering customer and partner value and growth, combined with his deep enterprise expertise, will be invaluable to capitalizing on this opportunity."
"There is a great need for data security solutions in Asia. I am very excited to join Vormetric and represent the voice of our customers and focus on delivering a remarkable customer experience," added Chew, Vormetric area vice president for APAC. "The Vormetric Data Firewall™ enables organizations to meet the region's growing rigorous compliance mandates, such as South Korea's PIPA for Enterprise Encryption and recent expansions in the PCI DSS 3.0 standards, while also meeting customers' increased expectations for security and privacy."
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