Vocollect Continues Expansion Into Asia
HONG KONG and PITTSBURGH (29 October 2009) – Vocollect, Inc., the world leader in voice solutions for mobile workers, today announced the establishment of an office in Hong Kong and the hiring of Vance Lau as Managing Director for the territory. Lau will be based in Hong Kong. Under Lau’s leadership, the Hong Kong office will manage Vocollect business in China, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, Australia and New Zealand. Japan and South Korea operations will continue to be managed from Vocollect’s Tokyo office.
Lau’s career spans over 20 years in the information technology industry, with more than half of it in supply chain provider companies. Prior to joining Vocollect, he was general manager, Hong Kong and Taiwan, in the Business Objects Unit of SAP HK Limited. He also has held business development leadership roles with Cognos HK Limited (general manager, North Asia); J.D. Edwards Limited (director, Hong Kong Sales Operation); and PeopleSoft Asia Pacific Limited (regional sales manager, Asia, based in Singapore).
“We see Asia-Pacific as a tremendous growth opportunity for Vocollect,” said Joe Pajer, president, supply chain solutions, Vocollect, Inc. “Establishing our new Hong Kong operation demonstrates Vocollect’s unwavering commitment to reach this vitally strategic region with our industry-leading voice solutions that help mobile workers achieve the highest levels of business performance,” he said.
Vocollect is the global leader for voice-directed workflow solutions that significantly improve productivity and accuracy in distribution centers and warehouses. Through its Hong Kong office, Lau plans to market and sell the Vocollect solutions that have realized significant growth and acceptance across North America and EMEA.
Says Lau, “Vocollect offers a unique and powerful solution to benefit distribution and logistics operations across China, East Asia and South Asia. In concert with its extensive certified global partner network, Vocollect has worked successfully in Australia for a number of years, and we have established an office in Japan, managing Vocollect business in Japan and South Korea, which is growing steadily. The Hong Kong operation represents the next critical step in the company’s continuing global growth efforts.”
The new operation is located at: Vocollect Asia-Pacific Inc., 2903 Sino Plaza, 255-257 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, phone: + 852 2893 3321 and + 852 9612 3708 and fax: + 852 3051 8209.
Vocollect, Inc. is the number one provider of voice solutions for mobile workers worldwide, helping customers achieve a higher level of business performance through voice. Every day Vocollect enables over 250,000 workers worldwide to distribute more than $2 billion dollars’ worth of goods from distribution centers and warehouses to customer locations. A global team of over 2,000 supply chain reseller and channel partner experts supports Vocollect Voice offerings in 55 countries and in 26 languages. Vocollect VoiceWorld Suite integrates with all major WMS and ERP systems, including SAP, and supports the industry’s leading mobile computing devices. For more information, visit www.vocollect.com.
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