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Hitachi Data Systems sets sights on Asia Pacific region

Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) has appointed Mark Ablett as senior vice president and general manager for the Asia Pacific region.

In this role he will be responsible for providing strategic direction and will be looking for ways to capitalise on growing opportunities in the Asia Pacific region. HDS says Ablett will be helping the company boost revenue growth and expand.

Prior to joining HDS Ablett was vice president of Australasia at Juniper Networks, responsible for revenue growth and profitability across the region.

Overall, Ablett has more than 20 years experience in regional sales and leadership in the information technology industry.

Michael Cremen, HDS executive vice president global sales, says, “Mark joins us at an exciting time of growth and transformation at HDS as we continue to expand the breadth of solutions we offer to our customers and partners in the region.”

“His expansive industry knowledge and rich experience in the Asia Pacific market will enhance the impact of our teams and expand the value we provide to customers. Under Mark’s leadership, the opportunities for HDS are tremendous,” says Cremen.

Ablett says HDS provides information technologies, services and solutions to a variety of customers across the industry sectors, and the Asia Pacific market is growing fast. He says companies are keen to capitalise on leveraging valuable information and insights powered by technology.

“I am excited to lead the HDS team to deliver highly innovative solutions to our customers, strengthen our partnerships with leading technology providers and cement our thought-leadership position in the industry,” says Ablett.