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Juniper Networks appoints new senior leaders across Asia Pacific

Zafar Anjum | Dec. 11, 2012
The networking company recently announced a series of senior appointments in the region to enhance its sector focus in key markets.

Juniper Networks recently announced a series of senior appointments in Asia Pacific (APAC) to enhance its sector focus in key markets.

In a media statement, the networking company said that Kevin Ackhurst, previously vice president of partner sales, will lead Juniper's newly formed Asia region. 

Mark Ablett, previously senior director of Juniper's Commercial business in APAC, has been promoted to vice president for Australia and New Zealand.  Also, Joseph Green, former WW Systems Engineering (SE) director, moves from Juniper HQ to APAC to become Head of Systems Engineering. Wendy Koh, previously ASEAN Area leader, has been promoted to vice president of APAC Service Provider. In addition, Jeffery Brown joins the company as vice president and representative director of Japan and Cecilia Loh as vice president of Marketing for Asia Pacific.

"Asia Pacific is a dramatically diverse region with a wealth of opportunity," said Douglas Murray, senior vice president for Asia Pacific. "These changes mark an important next chapter in the evolution of our Asia Pacific business.  Each of these leaders brings a deep domain expertise, tenure and insight to their respective region or function, and most importantly, a passion for customer and partner value and growth."

A company spokesperson said that Kevin Ackhurst, vice president of the newly formed Asia area, will lead India, Korea and ASEAN. Mark Ablett has moved back to Melbourne to assume his country role and will maintain his Commercial responsibilities.

Wendy Koh has been promoted to vice president of Juniper Network Asia Pacific Service Provider sector. A Juniper veteran, Koh joined Juniper in 2003 as sales director for Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines. Koh successfully established Juniper's Thailand sales office in 2004 and its Indonesian sales office in 2007, prior to being promoted to ASEAN Area Leader.

Cecilia Loh joins Juniper as vice president of Marketing, Asia Pacific. Loh has 25 years of technology marketing experience across a wide array of disciplines.

Jeffery Brown joins Juniper as vice president and representative director of Japan.

In his new role, Joseph Green will lead Juniper's System Engineering in Asia Pacific and he will be based in Hong Kong. 

Ackhurst, Ablett, Brown, Belcher, Green and Koh all report to Douglas Murray, senior vice president of Juniper Networks Asia Pacific.

 

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