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Bernard Yee appointed Vice-President of AT&T Asia Pacific
AT&T* today announced that Bernard Yee has been appointed as the new head of AT&T’s sales in Asia Pacific. Yee will be responsible for managing the direct sales and channel sales teams with a focus on business growth across the region.
<p>Yee, who was most recently regional managing director for AT&T Asia Pacific, brings to the role extensive experience from a variety of business development and management positions in the AT&T Asia Pacific region. Based in Hong Kong, Yee will report to Greg Wieboldt, Senior Vice President-Global Client Group, AT&T Global Services.</p>
<p>“I am delighted to take on this new responsibility,” Yee said. “Asia Pacific is our fastest growing region worldwide, and we are an established leader in the provision of global services for multinational customers in the region. I am looking forward to leading our team of seasoned professionals to bring the best services to meet our customers’ needs in the region</p>
<p>“AT&T’s customers in Asia Pacific will gain from Bernard’s leadership and experience, and I am excited to have him at the head of our team,” Wieboldt said. “Bernard’s appointment will bring even more depth to our offering in the region. Customers in Asia Pacific are already set to benefit from our recently announced planned US$1 billion investment in our global network in 2009.”</p>
<p>Before his most recent assignment as regional managing director, Yee held various management positions within AT&T including regional managing director of consumer markets division of AT&T Asia Pacific and head of marketing and product management. Yee first joined AT&T in 1994 with the Internet and Online Services Division of AT&T Asia Pacific.</p>
<p>Born in Hong Kong, Yee grew up and received his education in New Zealand. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Auckland and is a Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of New Zealand.</p>