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Announcement of Organizational and Personnel Changes
Merging of Two Business Units to Accelerate Hitachi Sunway Transformation to be a “Service Company”
April 2, 2018

Hitachi Sunway Information Systems (“Hitachi Sunway”) today announced the completion of merging exercise of Infrastructure & Managed Services division and Data Centre Services division.  The new business unit will be named Cloud, Security and Infrastructure Services (CSI) division, effective April 1, 2018.

As we move on to our 5th year of business, we are glad that we have completed this organizational realignment.  This merging exercise is crucial for us to further strengthen our core offerings, improve efficiency and share resources - to bolster our regional IT Infrastructure business presence across ASEAN and transform to be a “service company” to support our customers digitalization journey.

CSI division will be headed by Ben Chin, previously Vice President – Data Centre Services.  He will be responsible to lead the sales, marketing and service delivery team to get closer to our customers, understanding their needs better and thereby improving our offerings.  Joan Soh, Head of Sales - Infrastructure & Managed Services division will be appointed as Head of Special Projects – CSI to focus on public sector and act as CSI alliance leader for our business partners.  Both will continue reporting to COO, Joey Mak.

“I am very enthusiastic about this role, as I see an opportunity for CSI to expand and integrate our services and support as one division.  CSI will provide customers with a single point of contact with simplified experience, in addition to greater capacity and capabilities.  I am looking forward to leading CSI division to achieve many new milestones," said Ben.

"By bringing complementary businesses together, we are able to combine different areas of expertise to develop new offerings, propositions and ways of working to our customers.  I would also like to assure you that there will be no interruption to the services or products we provide to you," said Joey.

Cheah Kok Hoong, Group CEO / Director shared “Hitachi Sunway is growing at a fast pace, and it is crucial for us drive greater collaboration, leveraging and aligning our strengths and diversity to focus on our customers and their needs.  It is about improving the way we provide strategic competitive advantage to our customers - using Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT) to identify practical solutions to implement and providing on-going support for a more encompassing value that will make an impact on our customers business and drive focus on practical solutions that support our customers digitalization journey – in areas such as Internet of Things (IoT), big data, cloud computing and Artificial Intelligence (AI).”

We would like to assure you that our commitment to customers remains unwavering.  All of us are grateful for your support and your business.  We look forward to continuing working with you.  Thank you.