Red Hat Appoints New Country Manager for Malaysia
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, has appointed Chew Kai Peng as the country manager of Malaysia. Formerly, Chew was the Services sales director for Red Hat in ASEAN. As the country manager, Chew will lead the direction of the team in Malaysia, helping to establish strong ties with enterprise customers and partners in Malaysia, and expand awareness of open source solutions in the country as organizations embrace modern technologies to meet the expectations of an increasingly digital society.
Chew brings more than 20 years of experience in the ICT sector, having held key roles in three multinational companies including Compaq Computer Corporation, Digital Equipment Corporation, and Hewlett-Packard. Over his professional career, he has accumulated strong expertise across numerous areas such as IT consulting, software and solution selling, customer relationship management (CRM), enterprise application services, infrastructure and industry-based solutions, and more.
Since beginning operations in Malaysia in 2006, Red Hat has seen a positive shift in the adoption of open source. Many organizations are undergoing IT and business transformations to better compete in today’s digital economy. Open source, which is fundamentally about being part of an ecosystem of IT leaders, advocates, developers, and partners who work together to build the future of IT, open source solutions offer many benefits for modern, digital solutions in terms of flexibility, faster innovation through ecosystem collaboration, and scalability.
Damien Wong, vice president and general manager, ASEAN, Red Hat
“Red Hat recognizes the potential of the Asia Pacific region and Malaysia. With Chew’s strong expertise within the ICT industry, he will lead the local team and work alongside our customers and partners. In this role, he will focus on the adoption of improved and advanced technologies whilst helping to unlock and accelerate new innovation possibilities in Malaysia.”
Chew Kai Peng, country manager, Malaysia, Red Hat
“I appreciate Red Hat’s determination to provide the best products and solutions to our customers in the industry. I am excited to work alongside the Malaysian Red Hat team and our local partners to help customers modernize their IT infrastructures whilst enabling an innovative approach which can enable to business success.”
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