Red Hat has made six appointments across the Asia Pacific region to support its growth plans in open source technologies in the region.
- The promotion of Red Hat senior director of business development for Asia Pacific, Arun Kumar, to general manager of India. Kumar has been with Red Hat since 1999, serving in multiple positions in the US and the Asia Pacific.
- The appointment of Dr. Sen Ming Chang as general manager of Red Hat Greater China. Chang, a 25-year industry veteran, will develop the sales and business strategy for Red Hat’s business across China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.
- Sachin Shridhar, who has been named senior director of services, will manage the pre-sales, consulting (Global Professional Services) and training (Global Learning Services) teams in Red Hat Asia Pacific.
Its three Business Unit managers in Cloud computing, Platform and Middleware – Glenn West, Ryoichiro Tsuruno and Vishal Ghariwala – will serve in a combined product manager, product marketing manager, and sales/channels operations role. All three business unit will work closely with local and regional managers to meet customer needs in Asia Pacific.