HID Global Appoints Simon Siew as Managing Director for Asia Pacific Region
HID Global announced Simon Siew has joined HID Global as the managing director, identity and access management of Asia Pacific (APAC). In his new role, Siew is responsible for driving the company's business objectives and financial performance as well as the successful promotion of the HID Global brand in Asia Pacific. This involves profitably growing revenue and market share across HID Global’s identity and access management products and solutions.
In addition to developing the company’s emerging markets and new revenue streams, Siew will oversee all functions relating to APAC sales, technical support and customer logistics. With more than 20 years of experience across a wide range of markets throughout the Asia Pacific region, Siew brings executive management and industry expertise that will significantly contribute to the company's growing business in APAC.
“With Simon’s combination of sales, business development and product management experience across a wide range of markets within the region, HID Global is well positioned to boost the already strong growth and adoption of secure identity solutions in APAC,” said Tony Ball, senior vice president of identity and access management with HID Global. “Simon’s proven track record in building relationships with integrators and end customers in the commercial and government sectors will be invaluable in driving our ongoing Genuine HID commitment to enhancing customer value.”
Based in Hong Kong, Siew joins HID Global after five years as the managing director with a leading security systems, access control and locking systems company. This position follows a long career in sales and marketing with a focus on maximizing growth in the security industry. Siew received his MBA from the International Institute for Management Development in Lausanne, Switzerland and holds a Bachelor of Engineering.