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Microsoft announces new country general manager for PH

By Yrda Veanssa Sy Fernandez - on 5 Nov 2017, 1:42pm

Microsoft announces new country general manager for PH

Microsoft Philippines announced the appointment of Hans Bayaborda starting on December 5, as the country’s new Managing Director/Country General Manager, taking over Bertrand Launay, who served the interim.

Hans joins the Microsoft Asia Pacific from HPE, where he served as the Country General Manager of Hewlett Packard Philippines Corporation, and was responsible for growing the business and building organizational capabilities and talents.

At Microsoft, Hans is responsible for delivering Microsoft’s overall business growth, and its leadership and vision through solutions and services that span security, intelligence, cloud, productivity, and communications to help customers realize their digital transformation objectives.

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“It is a great honor to be part of Microsoft, an organization with rich history of helping businesses succeed around the world,” said Bayaborda. “Now more than ever, it is an exciting time in the IT industry with Microsoft leading the way in accelerating digital transformation for every organization in the Philippines.”

An industry veteran for more than 20 years, Hans has extensive experience in the telecommunications and IT industries, and has served in leadership positions in various large organizations, including Oracle, Bayantel, Globe, and Smart Communications.

Andrea Della Matea, President of Microsoft Asia Pacific, said: “The Philippines continues to be a crucial market for Microsoft, and presents significant opportunities for regional growth. As a seasoned veteran who played an influential role in driving growth in his previous positions, we are confident Hans’s experience and expertise as a business leader will help customers and partners thrive in their digital transformation initiatives in this ever-changing global economy.”