SAS appoints new General Manager for Hong Kong

Hong Kong (Mar 10, 2015)

SAS has appointed Wilson Ho as General Manager of SAS Hong Kong. Wilson will be overseeing the company’s business operations in Hong Kong and helping SAS to continue driving the phenomenal growth of its core analytics business.

“Hong Kong is the regional hub and a key market for SAS. Wilson’s appointment ties in very well with SAS’s expansion strategy as well as the strong business potential in Hong Kong and the Greater China region,” said Cliff Wu, President of SAS Greater China. “With Wilson’s solid track record in the industry, in particular his sales management background and management experience in other leading IT and Internet corporations, I am confident that he will lead the SAS Hong Kong team to the next level by driving continuous revenue growth, deepening customer relationships and strengthening collaboration with our partners.”

“I am very excited to be leading SAS Hong Kong to seize the promising opportunities of ‘Big Data, Big Analytics’ in this flourishing market. As a local market leader in business analytics, SAS has a strong customer base with solid performance achieved in 2014. I look forward to working with a great team of professionals in strengthening our leadership position in the business analytics arena in Hong Kong and the region, and in helping our Hong Kong customers to best harness the power of SAS’s business analytics and data visualization innovations in order to create the greatest possible value from data assets,” said Wilson Ho, General Manager, SAS Hong Kong.

An industry veteran of 25 years, Wilson brings a wealth of leadership and sales management experience, gained with leading technology companies, to SAS Hong Kong. Prior to joining SAS, Wilson had worked for Oracle for six years in a number of senior positions, including Managing Director of Oracle Hong Kong, South China Branches, and most recently the General Manager of Applications, Commercial Growth Cities and FSI for Oracle China. Previously, Wilson also held various senior management positions in global corporations including Sun Microsystems, BEA Systems and Yahoo, with extensive responsibilities in Hong Kong and Greater China.

Wilson holds a Master Degree in Business Administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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