Lenovo appoints Roderick Lappin as APAC president, mergers regional divisions

Roderick Lappin

Roderick Lappin

Chinese consumer electronics brand Lenovo has appointed a new APAC president.

The announcement:

Lenovo today announced the appointment of Roderick Lappin, as president, Lenovo’s Asia-Pacific region, effective April 1, 2015, reuniting its Asia-Pacific Emerging Markets (APEM) and Asia-Pacific Mature Markets (APMM) businesses into a single unit.

The company is in the process of transforming its business to maintain its successful trajectory as the #1 PC vendor in the world. As a result, Lenovo has decided to bring together APEM and APMM regions, promoting Lappin and also Ken Wong, to vice president of Strategy and Planning.

Roderick Lappin is General Manager of Asia Pacific Mature Market (APMM – comprising of Japan, Australia and New Zealand) and Vice President of Lenovo Group. Rod joined Lenovo Singapore in February 2007 as Vice President of Relationship Business for the Asia Pacific Region that included Japan.  Since his appointment as President of Lenovo Japan on October 1, 2008, Rod has successfully led the Japan business to continuously outperform the market while cultivating a great company culture.

Source: press release


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