Arredondo will drive growth and strengthen the company’s partner ecosystem
CA Technologies has appointed Kenneth Arredondo as the President and General Manager of Asia Pacific & Japan with effect from 1 April 2014.
Arredondo will be responsible for the CA Technologies business in the region that includes Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. Arredondo’s charter will include strategic direction and management of all sales and business development across the region, driving growth and further strengthening the company’s partner ecosystem.
Adam Elster, EVP and group executive (Worldwide Sales and Services), CA Technologies, said, “Ken Arredondo is a proven leader at CA Technologies with extensive experience and an impressive track record driving growth in emerging markets. I am confident in his ability to lead this team to new growth and to continue to help our customers and partners leverage IT to win in the market”
Arredondo said, “The pace of IT innovation in the Asia Pacific and Japan region is particularly exciting in the next decade. I’m excited about this opportunity to lead this region and I look forward to working with the team to grow CA Technologies in this market.”
The release said that Arredondo is a veteran in the IT industry with over 25 years of experience, having worked with major IT companies in senior leadership roles covering Asia, Africa and the Americas. He has been with CA Technologies since 2006 and was most recently the SVP and GM of International Growth Markets. Arredondo was also the president and GM for Latin America and the Caribbean, where he was instrumental in driving record growth during his tenure.
Arredondo holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Analysis and Economics from Indiana University, USA; and an MBA from Crummer Graduate School of Business, Rollins College, USA. He also studied International Business and ASEAN Economics at the National University of Singapore.