Red Hat announced that it has named Dirk-Peter (DP) van Leeuwen as Senior Vice President and General Manager of North America Commercial Sales. Marjet Andriesse, who joined Red Hat as Vice President of Sales in Asia Pacific in October 2020, succeeds van Leeuwen in leading the company’s Asia Pacific region as Vice President and General Manager.
The appointments are effective immediately and both van Leeuwen and Andriesse will report to Larry Stack, Red Hat’s Executive Vice President of Global Sales and Services.
In 2009, Van Leeuwen was appointed to lead sales, marketing, and operations in the Asia Pacific region. In his new role, van Leeuwen will build on this experience, further driving digital transformation as leader of Red Hat’s commercial business in North America, including sales, consulting and channel activities. Van Leeuwen plans to relocate to North America from Singapore in the coming months.
With more than 25 years of broad industry experience, Andriesse has led teams in global and regional roles at organizations across Europe and Asia, including expansions into new geographical markets and transformation following an acquisition. Most recently, Andriesse was Managing Director of APAC at Telstra. Prior to Telstra, she held senior leadership positions at Randstad. In her new role, Andriesse will be driving the next phase of growth for Red Hat in the Asia-Pacific region.