Red Hat names country manager

Open source solutions company Red Hat has appointed Hon-Loong Kok as the country manager of Malaysia.

In his new position, Kok will play a strategic role leading the team in Malaysia to find ways to drive sustainable growth, as well as establish stronger relationships with Malaysian enterprise customers and partners.

Kok brings more than two decades of experience in the ICT sector, having held key management roles at Andersen Consulting, Intel, Microsoft, EMC and most recently, Jardine OneSolution. Over his professional career, Kok has accumulated significant experience leading teams in achieving organizational objectives and implementing corresponding sales strategies.

Having started its Malaysia operations in 2006, Red Hat officially announced the opening of Red Hat Malaysia Sdn Bhd in Kuala Lumpur in July 2015 to further strengthen the company’s presence in the country.

Damien Wong, senior director and general manager, ASEAN, Red Hat said:

“Red Hat recognises the potential of the Asia Pacific region, and Malaysia is an important country for us. I expect HL’s understanding and experience in the Malaysian market, as well as his strategic business mindset, will be beneficial for the team. Under his leadership, I believe that Red Hat can scale to new heights in Malaysia.”