Cybersecurity company Kaspersky has appointed Chris Connell as Managing Director for the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region.
Chris Connell will be responsible for Kaspersky’s business expansion efforts in addition to continuing his role as the deputy vice president of Global Sales for the company.
Originally from the United Kingdom, Chris is set to be based in Kaspersky’s regional office in Singapore.
Chris Connel joined Kaspersky as the GM for UK & Ireland in February 2019. In February 2020, alongside his role as deputy VP of Sales Network, he was promoted to director of European Operations, and took on the task of boosting the performance of the company’s European operations.
Chris joined Kaspersky as the GM for UK and Ireland in February 2019. In February 2020, alongside his role as Deputy VP of Sales Network, he was promoted to Director of European Operations, and took on the task of boosting the performance of the company’s European operations. Following this European reorganization Chris was responsible for one of Kaspersky’s burgeoning regions – Northern and Eastern Europe.
Prior to joining Kaspersky, Chris’s worked at companies such as Ingram Micro Europe and Australia, Tech Data and IBM.
Overall, Chris has more than 23 years of professional experience in sales and commercial leadership in various companies and across many sectors, including solution selling, consumer, B2B and channel sales.