Symantec Corp. announced on June 20 the appointment of Adrian Jones as its senior vice president for its Asia Pacific and Japan region. Jones will be responsible for growing the company’s presence and market position across the region, in addition to leading business operations and business development.
Jones has held senior leadership roles with technology companies across multiple geographies, most recently as general manager and senior vice president of Oracle Asia Pacific. Prior to joining Oracle, he was senior vice president of Enterprise Servers, Storage, and Networking responsible for driving global customer relationships and channel partnerships at Hewlett Packard (HP) in Asia Pacific and Japan.
Jones also held the position of vice president and general manager of HP’s Americas Solution Partners managing all channel partnerships throughout Canada.
“We believe that Adrian’s drive to grow our business, his experience running global field organizations, and track record of managing a $2 billion multi-product business across Asia Pacific and Japan, is a real asset to our business,” said Mike Brown, Symantec’s interim president and chief executive officer.
“The need for protecting and managing information has never been more important. Symantec’s tremendous assets and scale position it uniquely to capture an increasing share of this market,” said Jones, in a prepared statement. “I am looking forward to leading the team, accelerating the company’s growth, and solidifying Symantec’s position as a market leader in Asia Pacific and Japan.”