CA Technologies appoints APAC president and GM

CA Technologies has appointed Kenneth Arredondo as the president & general manager of Asia Pacific & Japan with effect from 1 April 2014.

Arredondo will be based in the company’s Asia Pacific & Japan headquarters in Singapore. Lionel Lim, who has held this role since 2010, has decided to leave the company to pursue personal interests.

He will be responsible for the CA Technologies business in the region that includes Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. Arredondo’s charter will include strategic direction and management of all sales and business development across the region, driving growth and further strengthening the company's partner ecosystem. Arredondo and Lim will be working through March to ensure a smooth transition for customers, partners and employees.

Arredondo is a veteran in the IT industry with over 25 years of experience, having worked with major IT companies in senior leadership roles covering Asia, Africa and the Americas. He has been with CA Technologies since 2006 and was most recently the senior vice president and general manager of International Growth Markets. Arredondo was also the president and general manager for Latin America and the Caribbean, where he was instrumental in driving record growth during his tenure.

“Ken Arredondo is a proven leader at CA Technologies with extensive experience and an impressive track record driving growth in emerging markets,” said Adam Elster, executive vice president and group executive, Worldwide Sales and Services, CA Technologies. “I am confident in his ability to lead this team to new growth and to continue to help our customers and partners leverage IT to win in the market”