Singapore – Global telecommunications company Telstra has appointed Geraldine Kor as the new managing director for South Asia, and at the same time, as the company’s country managing director for Singapore. 

Under the new role, Kor will be responsible for South Asia markets including India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. She will also be responsible for Telstra’s Australian and New Zealand customers expanding internationally, wherein she will be leveraging her expertise in technology domain and customer market development.

Prior to joining Telstra, she has worked with technology company DXC Technology, where she assumed the role of  director of global alliances and partnerships, as well as regional business operations director for Asia and director of marketing and communications. She also previously was the senior sales director of mapping technology company HERE Technologies, and managed the product and channel development of telecommunications and consumer electronics company Nokia Mobile for Asia Pacific.

“I am very excited to join Telstra and work with this amazing team of people. The current and post-COVID world demands more technology for companies to adapt to the new digital normal. We are committed to helping our clients accelerate their digital transformation and making it easy to do business in the region and beyond,” Kor commented. 

Meanwhile, Oliver Camplin-Warner, CEO for Telstra International commented, “The pandemic has accelerated the shift to digital transformation and companies are turning to us to help improve their ICT and security resilience. We believe Geraldine’s strong technology background will help our customers to adopt adaptive technologies for their new remote workforces. She is an exemplary professional who embodies excellence and brings with her a variety of skills. Geraldine will use her drive and passion to play a crucial role in our future success.”

The Australia-born company currently operates in over 20 countries outside its headquarters.