Zebra Technologies Strengthens Leadership across APAC
Strong momentum from recent Motorola Solutions’ Enterprise business acquisition sees leading global provider of end-to-end solutions in Enterprise Asset Intelligence announcing robust leadership line-up for the region
08th December 2014, Singapore – Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a recognized global leader in products and solutions that extend real-time visibility into business operations, today announced new strategic appointments across Asia Pacific (APAC), to bolster the company’s leadership in the region.
This announcement follows Zebra’s successful completion of its acquisition of Motorola Solutions’ Enterprise business, consolidating the company’s lead in the provision of end-to-end solutions in Enterprise Asset Intelligence worldwide.
Zebra Technologies APAC leadership team includes:
· Mr Rod Rodericks, Vice President and General Manager, APAC
· Mr Ryan Goh, Vice President of Sales, APAC
· Ms Penny Chai, Marketing Director, APAC
· Mr Wu Jian, Regional Sales Director, Greater China Region
· Mr Takanori Furukawa, Regional Sales Director, Japan
· Mr John Woo, Regional Sales Director, Korea
· Mr Deep Agarwal, Regional Sales Director, India
· Mr Michael Lam, Regional Sales Director, Southeast Asia
· Mr David Arkles, Regional Sales Director, Australia/New Zealand
All six Regional Sales Directors will report to Mr Ryan Goh, Vice President of Sales APAC.
APAC has consistently been a hotbed for growth for the company. In the last 5 years, Zebra experienced growth rates of about five-fold in headcount and more than three-fold in market presence across the region – India and China alone saw 130 percentage and 158 percentage increase in revenue respectively. Cities and enterprises across APAC are expected to embark on more deployment of asset-intelligence solutions, signalling even greater potential for growth, development and collaboration with local partners for Zebra Technologies in the region. A new global study about the Internet of Things revealed that APAC leads the world in the adoption and deployment of IoT solutions. Over 85 percent of surveyed firms in APAC believe that IoT solutions will be the most strategic technology initiative for their organization in a decade, higher than the global average of 80 percent. The same study also confirmed that firms in APAC had a higher IOT deployment momentum, with over 70 percent having deployed or are in the process of deploying an IOT solution, compared to the global average of 65 percent.
Rod Rodericks, Vice President and General Manager, Zebra Technologies APAC
“Asia Pacific has always been a significant region for Zebra Technologies. And more than any time in history, this region will offer our partners, customers and employees a greater wealth of opportunities to deliver on Enterprise Asset Intelligence-enablement. Our new leadership team brings a wealth of knowledge and management experience across a broad range of technologies and services to Zebra, and I have the utmost confidence that they will contribute strong leadership centered on the needs of our customers and partners during this exciting time of growth and integration for Zebra in APAC.”
About Zebra Technologies
Zebra (NASDAQ: ZBRA) makes businesses as smart and connected as the world we live in. Zebra tracking and visibility solutions transform the physical to digital, creating the data streams enterprises need to simplify operations, know more about their businesses, and empower their mobile workforces. For more information, visit www.zebra.com/possibilities.
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