Avanade appoints Omer Ali Khan to lead ASEAN operationsBrings multi-region digital and cloud services experience to local clients
SINGAPORE, April 11, 2017
Avanade, which leads in providing digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences to its clients, has appointed Omer Ali Khan as Executive - General Manager, ASEAN. In his new role, Mr. Khan will be responsible for accelerating the growth of Avanade’s business in the region and leading a team of 200+ professionals based in Singapore and Malaysia.
Previously, Mr. Khan served as Market Unit Lead, Growth Markets at Avanade. In this position, he had oversight of the sales and delivery of Avanade’s digital, cloud, business applications and technology services offerings in ASEAN, Australia, Brazil, Greater China, Japan and South Africa. This broad expertise helping organisations to transform with digital and cloud innovation will enable Mr. Khan to bring industry best-practices to Avanade’s clients in ASEAN.
Prior to relocating to Singapore in March 2016, Mr. Khan worked at IBM Global Services in Houston for two years, where he was responsible for growing cloud, digital and custom development services sales in the chemical, petrochemical and industrial products sectors. Earlier in his career, Mr. Khan held a number of roles at Avanade from 2005-2013, most recently as Regional Executive for the South Central region, where local revenues increased 46% during his tenure.
“Omer brings a track record of success to the position of General Manager of ASEAN, which is an important region for Avanade globally,” said Anna di Silverio, Growth Markets Area President at Avanade. “Omer’s experience across a range of industries and his deep knowledge of digital and cloud will be an asset to Avanade’s clients and partners in ASEAN.”
Mr. Khan commented: “During my time based in Singapore, I have been privileged to work closely with many of our ASEAN clients as they transform their organisations with digital and cloud. I am genuinely excited about the opportunities this market presents and I am proud to lead Avanade’s high-calibre ASEAN team through the next phase of our company’s growth in this region.”