Telecom Lead Asia: Singapore Telecommunications has
appointed Bill Chang as the CEO of its enterprise business.
As per the latest reshuffling, the SingTel Group has
three customer units – Group Consumer led by Paul O’Sullivan, Group Digital
L!fe led by Allen Lew and Group ICT led by Chang.
Before taking over as the CEO of enterprise business,
Chang’s was the managing director of Business Group, Group ICT. Under Chang,
also a Cisco veteran, SingTel’s Business Group has enhanced its position as a
leader in ICT, managed services and cloud computing.
Group ICT will focus on empowering businesses with the
latest technologies and enterprise-focused products and services.
“Our new structure will enhance our ability to
capture emerging opportunities in a rapidly changing industry. Group ICT brings
together our enterprise-related business units to better maximise
economies of scale and create compelling services and solutions for customers.
Bill has a proven track record and I am confident he will further build on the
team’s innovation efforts and expansion across the region,” said SingTel
Group CEO Chua Sock Koong.
“Enterprise customers’ demands are fast changing and
these present immense opportunities for us. I am excited to lead a very capable
and passionate team who share a common goal to bring the best solutions and
unparalleled services to our customers,” Chang said.
Before joining SingTel, he was the Managing Director of
CISCO Systems’ Advanced Services Group in Asia Pacific responsible for its
operations in 13 regional countries.
SingTel Global to add five more POPs in India: Donny Cheah
SingTel Global India, a global communications major, is
planning to add five more Point of Presence (POPs) in the country in the next
1-2 years, said Donny Cheah, regional managing director (USA, India, UAE),
SingTel, in an interview with Telecom Lead.
At present SingTel has 7 POPs in India located in Pune,
Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Delhi, and Chennai.
With the new POPs, SingTel Global India is planning to
tap enterprise customers in cities like Jaipur, Chandigarh, etc. The exact
locations of the POPs are not revealed.