Global cybersecurity firm Kaspersky announced the appointment of Sandra Lee as managing director for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. Lee succeeds and will report to Chris Connell, VP for Global Sales Network.
Lee and her team are tasked to drive Kaspersky’s strategy and overall growth in the region. She will be based in Kaspersky’s APAC headquarters in Singapore.
“I am thrilled and excited to see Sandra in this APAC leadership role,” Connell said! “Her business acumen, commitment to customer success, and team leadership give us great confidence that she will strategically grow our brand in the region. She is also highly regarded by our customers and partner community. I have worked with her closely and I am certain that she is ready to lead the APAC region to even greater heights.”
Prior to this promotion, Lee led the company’s global vision for its channel partners by driving higher levels of success for and with the region’s partner community for the past three years. Her strong background in sales management, customer and partner success, and team leadership, coupled with her extensive industry experience, puts her in the perfect spot to drive Kaspersky’s overall strategy in the region to achieve great success. Lee has been in the IT industry for more than 20 years in sales and channel leadership roles in Southeast Asia and APAC with various market-leading technology companies.
“APAC has always been a focus market for the company and I am excited to take up this leadership role as we continue to see great business opportunities here,” Lee said. “With our strong regional team and solid partner ecosystem, I am looking forward to helping our customers and partners benefit even more from our award-winning solutions and threat intelligence expertise across the region.”