VMware appoints new GM for Hong Kong and Macau

Charleston Sin, GM, VMware Hong Kong and MacauVirtualization vendor VMWare has appointed IT veteran Charleston Sin as general manager for VMware Hong Kong and Macau.

Sin has more than 20 years’ experience in the ICT industry. He joins VMware from Cisco, where he was general manager for product and technology architecture for Cisco Greater China.

Sin was appointed as a member of the HKSAR Digital 21 Strategy Advisory Committee in 2010.

VMware president for Greater China David Sung said Sin has been appointed to strengthen support for customers in the booming cloud computing market, and help promote and expand the company’s “one cloud, any application, any device” vision.

“Charleston will help further strengthen our competitiveness in our three core areas: software-defined data center, hybrid cloud and end-user computing, as well as supporting the Hong Kong and Macau business through establishing a closer collaboration with local clients and partners,” he said.

Sin commented that cloud computing and the mobile cloud are at the forefront of an evolution taking place in the IT industry.

“As a global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, the VMware team, together with its local partners, will continue to provide advanced cloud computing and mobile-internet service to customers, helping them to realize business innovation and sustainable development through IT transformation,” he said.