Aussie telco Telstra appointed Geraldine Kor as its Managing Director for South Asia to drive the regional growth ambitions. Singapore-based Kor will be leading go-to-market operations in the key markets of Australia, New Zealand, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Philippines. Effective immediately, Kor will additionally step into the position of Managing Director Singapore, in a joint role.
Geraldine Kor – Telstra MD South Asia
Geraldine Kor has drawn 20+ years of experience in the industry and has held leadership roles at several companies including HERE Technologies and product and channel development management APAC positions with Nokia Mobile. Kor joins the Australian telecom giant from DXC, where she was the Director of Global Alliances and Partnerships. Additionally, she also played roles of director of Marketing & Communications and Director of Regional Business Operations across Asia.
On being appointed at Telstra, Kor said that she’s very excited to join the telecom giant and work with the amazing team. The present and post-COVID world demands more technology for organizations to adapt to the “new digital normal” and they’re committed to helping clients accelerate their digital transformation journeys and making it simple to do business in the region and beyond.
Telstra International CEO on Kor’s recruitment
Telstra International CEO Oliver Camplin said that the recruitment of Geraldine underscored Telstra’S commitment to connecting people and businesses, helping enterprises to connect to an international digital economy and navigate through complex digital transformation.
The COVID-19 situation has given a boost to the shift to digital transformation and businesses are turning to them to enhance their ICT & security resilience, adds Camplin. Telstra believes Geraldine’s robust technology background will help its customers in adopting adaptive technologies for their remote workforces.
Camplin feels that she’s an exemplary professional that embodies excellence and brings a variety of skills with her. Geraldine will use her passion and drive to play an important role in the telecom’s future success, he adds.
Telstra is Australia’s leading technology and telecommunications company with a longstanding and fast-growing international business. Today, the telecom giant operates in more than 20 countries apart from Australia and provides its services to thousands of businesses, carriers, governments and OTT clients. Telstra Enterprise is a department of Telstra that offers data, IP networks and network application services, like unified communications, managed networks, cloud, integrated services and industry solutions.
Telstra Purple, a new professional managed services division of Telstra focuses on Australia, Asia and the UK. It aims to bring people together and come up with innovative solutions to deliver a clear vision of its customers’ digital transformation journey.