MapInfo strengthens Asia Pacific operations

MapInfo strengthens Asia Pacific operations

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MapInfo Corporation, the provider of location-intelligence solutions, announced a number of significant appointments across the region that meet customer demand and further cement its strong position in Asia Pacific.

The recent appointments include: Yik-Chuan Tan as sales engineer for South East Asia, Peter Corlett as sales engineer for Southern Region, Australia and Marc Furze as account manager, Public Sector, Canberra. Nigel Lester has also been promoted to sales director for South East Asia.

With eight years of IT consulting and engineering experience at companies such as Informix, Manugistics and Hypercom, Yik-Chuan Tan will be responsible for providing technical expertise and advice on MapInfo’s solutions to business partners and customers throughout South East Asia.

As the sales engineer for Southern Region, Australia, Peter Corlett will be responsible for developing prototype applications to showcase the functionality of MapInfo products and technology as well as provide training and support to MapInfo customers and partners. Marc Furze is responsible for maintaining and developing relationships with existing and potential customers within State and Federal Government in Canberra.

As the MapInfo sales director for South East Asia, Nigel Lester is responsible for establishing and expanding MapInfo’s business across the region including the management of channel sales. Previously MapInfo’s sales engineer for Southern Region, Nigel brings eight years of experience in the application and development of GIS in a variety of areas.