Software manufacturer SAP SE has appointed Khor Chern Chuen (pictured) as managing director for Singapore. In this new role, Khor will be responsible for business strategy development and overseeing SAP operations in Singapore, where he will report directly to Scott Russell, president of SAP Southeast Asia.
In his previous role as head of cloud in SAP Southeast Asia, Khor was responsible for the overall SAP Cloud business in Southeast Asia, including revenue, demand management, strategy, and industry cloud go-to-market plans. As part of his new portfolio, Khor will also lead the SAP Singapore team to help businesses run simpler through co-innovation projects, as well as continue to cultivate the workforce of the future.
Khor began his IT career in 2001, and joined SAP in 2007 where he has been managing large and strategic customer accounts. He was most recently appointed as the head of SAP Cloud business for the Southeast Asia region in 2016 where he was responsible for SAP’s overall Cloud business in SEA.
Russell said: “Singapore is a key market for us in the region, being the headquarters for our operations in both APJ and Southeast Asia. It is also a hotbed for developing innovation and innovators, and is the top country in ASEAN for innovation as ranked by the Global Innovation Index. We have been investing in our relationships with customers and partners to drive our Singapore Smart Nation Vision 2020 forward, and I am confident that Khor will be able to deliver accelerated growth for our business in the market.”