Press release

红帽任命潘应麟担任大中华区总裁

通过加强与合作伙伴的合作,扩展大中华区在云计算和虚拟化的市场领先地位

全球开源解决方案领导者红帽公司任命潘应麟 (Arics Poon)
担任大中华区总裁。潘先生将负责销售与业务管理,扩展红帽在包括中国大陆、香港和台湾在内的大中华地区的业务战略和方向。

潘先生具备28年以上的业务解决方案和IT业经验。他曾在Oracle、Microsoft和Omniture
/ Adobe公司担任过大中华区的高级管理职务。

红帽负责亚太/日本地区的总裁Gery
Messer说:“大中华区代表着公司的巨大机会。该地区的政府和企业对开源和云计算解决方案有着浓厚的兴趣。潘先生在率领企业向公共部门、电信、金融服
务、制造等主要行业提供解决方案上有着优异的表现,他对于红帽公司有着不可估量的价值。”


红帽公司大中华区总裁潘应麟说:“我对加盟红帽公司领导大中华区感到非常兴奋。红帽是一家快速发展的公司,它通过向来自不同行业的大型企业,
包括全球的证券交易所,提供领先的开源解决方案从而证明了技术实力。在中国,人们对云计算有着浓厚的兴趣并积极采用这项技术。我期待着与我们的销售团队、
合作伙伴、政府和企业客户密切协作,构建下一代云计算基础设施。”


潘先生以前曾在多家跨国公司工作过,包括Microsoft、Oracle和IBM。他有着丰富的企业解决方案销售与营销经验以及职业管理和
领导经验。


潘先生拥有香港大学经济学社会科学学士(荣誉)学位和加拿大多伦多大学MBA学位,持香港特许市场学会颁发的特许市场人员
(Chartered Marketer) 证书。







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