Mark Ablett joins Hitachi Data Systems

Hitachi Data Systems announced the appointment of Mark Ablett as senior vice president and general manager, Asia Pacific. He will be responsible for providing strategic direction and leading the company in its drive to capitalize on the fast growing opportunities in the Asia Pacific region, boosting revenue growth and expanding the business.

Ablett brings over 20 years of regional sales and leadership experience in the information technology industry to HDS. He is a proven business leader with a wealth of enterprise sales and leadership expertise. Before joining HDS, Ablett was vice president of Australasia at Juniper Networks responsible for revenue growth and profitability across the region.

“Mark joins us at an exciting time of growth and transformation at HDS as we continue to expand the breadth of solutions we offer to our customers and partners in the region,” said Michael Cremen, executive vice president, global sales at Hitachi Data Systems. “His expansive industry knowledge and rich experience in the Asia Pacific market will enhance the impact of our teams and expand the value we provide to customers. Under Mark’s leadership, the opportunities for HDS are tremendous.”

“Hitachi Data Systems is synonymous with providing the world’s best-in-class information technologies, services and solutions to a variety of customers across the industry sectors,” said Ablett. “The Asia Pacific market is growing fast and companies are keen to capitalize on opportunities, leveraging valuable information and insights powered by technology. I am excited to lead the HDS team to deliver highly innovative solutions to our customers, strengthen our partnerships with leading technology providers and cement our thought-leadership position in the industry. I look forward to driving the Asia Pacific business to even greater heights in the years to come.”