Kaspersky Lab has appointed Peter Hewett as the new Managing Director of Kaspersky Lab Asia Pacific. He will be looking after the overall business operations in Asia Pacific region. He brings along with him 23 years of experience in sales channels in both vendor and distributor environments. He will be taking charge from Harry Cheung who retired after holding the position since 2008.
Speaking about the appointment, Garry Kondakov, Chief Business Officer, Kaspersky Lab said, “The ongoing economic boom in Asia has made the APAC region a market that is both fast growing and very challenging. We are prepared for this, offering a comprehensive line of fully-fledged security solutions backed up by a strong regional team that is now enhanced by Peter Hewett’s leadership. I truly believe that Peter will use his vast experience to take advantage of future market opportunities and lead our APAC business operations to a prominent position.”
On the other hand, delighted to take up the new responsibility, Peter Hewett, Managing Director, Kaspersky Lab Asia Pacific said, “I am glad to have the opportunity to join Kaspersky Lab and I’m excited to take on this role in this fast-growing region I’m very familiar with. I believe the Asia Pacific team has taken great strides to establish the market-leading position that Kaspersky Lab now enjoys in the region. I look forward to leveraging my technical and business management expertise as I work with the entire APAC team to further reinforce this position and reach greater heights in driving business growth.”
Prior to joining Kaspersky Lab, Peter held various key positions in different organizations. He joined Kaspersky Lab after serving as Sales Director for Australia with the Westcon Group.