Tech titan IBM has announced the appointment of Patricia (Pat) Yim as general manager for IBM Asean.
Yim returns to IBM, after most recently serving as the Asean and Pacific general manager of Philips Lighting since February 2015.
Yim built her career at IBM, where she previously held leadership roles including country general manager for IBM Singapore, vice president for general business in Asia Pacific, general manager for general business and geo expansion in China, and general manager for global technology services for Greater China Group.
In her new role, Yim will be responsible for the business growth and leadership of IBM in the Asean region, including the key markets of Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam.
She will be based at IBM’s Asean headquarters in Singapore and her appointment is effective immediately.