HCL appoints leadership team in South Korea, Vietnam and Taiwan to accelerate growth in Asia

PUBLISHED DATE: Jun 21, 2021

Noida, India, June 21, 2021: HCL Technologies, (HCL), a leading global technology company, has appointed country sales heads to drive and accelerate its presence in Asia. Joonho Moon, Terry Tai and Nguyen Ha Tuan will lead and drive growth in South Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam respectively.

Prior to HCL, Joonho spent more than two decades at Samsung SDS in various leadership positions in sales, business development, corporate marketing, and product strategy.

“I am delighted to be a part of such a dynamic team in HCL Technologies,” said Moon, Country Sales Head, South Korea, HCL Technologies. “I look forward to building upon the company’s current footprint in South Korea and adding to the momentum of growth and expansion in the region.”

Tai is an experienced co-founder, chief strategy officer of a start-up company and the head of sales and business development for about two decades in Taiwan’s IT services industry. He brings a rich experience in cloud technology, artificial intelligence solutions, data storage technology and go-to-market strategy.

“HCL has charted an excellent growth path for itself for the Taiwan market and it is exciting to be a part of that success story from the inception,” said Tai, Country Sales Head, Taiwan, HCL Technologies. “I look forward to helping accelerate our clients’ digital transformation journey and strengthening our presence in the region.”

Tuan has 20 years of experience in the IT Industry. A thought leader and digital transformation practitioner in insurance, retail, banking and finance, public sector, and small- and medium-sized businesses, he has managed digital transformation, security, cloud computing and enterprise applications. Tuan comes to HCL from IBM.

“HCL is a great brand to be associated with, and I am glad to join the team,” said Tuan, Country Sales Head, Vietnam, HCL Technologies. ”I am certain that with its unmatchable services and product offerings, HCL will truly create a niche for itself in the country.”

“HCL has actively expanded its global footprint with its next-generation services and products. South Korea is the highest rated country for innovation and leads in new digital technologies such as 5G and IOT. Taiwan is the nerve center of the global semiconductor industry, which is expected to exponentially grow in the coming decade. Vietnam is one of the fastest growing digital economies and is transforming its society to leapfrog into a knowledge economy,” said C Vijayakumar, CEO, HCL Technologies. “HCL will lean in with its industry leading Engineering and R&D services into these markets. These regions will be led by Sanjay Gupta who is a corporate officer at HCL Technologies.”

“South Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam are growth markets for HCL as we see immense potential for our products and services in these countries,” said Sanjay Gupta, Corporate Vice President, HCL Technologies. “We believe HCL’s deep domain expertise and next-gen technologies will rightly cater to the needs of enterprises and make it the partner of choice in these countries.”

About HCL Technologies

HCL Technologies (HCL) empowers global enterprises with technology for the next decade, today. HCL’s Mode 1- 2-3 strategy, based on its deep-domain industry expertise, customer-centricity and entrepreneurial culture of Ideapreneurship™, enables businesses to transform into next-gen enterprises.

HCL offers its services and products through three business units: IT and Business Services (ITBS), Engineering and R&D Services (ERS) and Products & Platforms (P&P). ITBS enables global enterprises to transform their businesses through offerings in the areas of applications, infrastructure, digital process operations and next generational digital transformation solutions. ERS offers engineering services and solutions in all aspects of product development and platform engineering. P&P provides modernized software products to global clients for their technology and industry specific requirements. Through its cutting-edge co-innovation labs, global delivery capabilities and broad global network, HCL delivers holistic services in various industry verticals, categorized as Financial Services, Manufacturing, Technology & Services, Telecom & Media, Retail & CPG, Life Sciences & Healthcare and Public Services.

As a leading global technology company, HCL takes pride in its diversity, social responsibility, sustainability, and education initiatives. For the 12 months ended March 31, 2021 HCL had consolidated revenue of nearly $10.2 billion. Its 168,977 Ideapreneurs operate out of 50 countries.

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HCL Technologies

Meenakshi Benjwal

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Elka Ghudial, Europe

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Devneeta Pahuja, India and APAC

devneeta.p@hcl.com

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