Melbourne-headquartered telecommunications company Telstra announced on January 12 that it has appointed Geraldine Kor as Managing Director, South Asia and Country Managing Director, Singapore.
Kor joined Telstra from DXC Technology, where she was Director of Global Alliances and Partnerships, Asia Pacific, and also held the position of Chief Operating Officer. She has considerable experience in the technology and mobile space, having also held positions with HERE Technologies and Nokia Mobile Asia Pacific.
In her new role, Kor will be responsible for the Australia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand markets. According to the announcement, she will also lead Telstra's diversity and inclusion efforts, including championing the company's Brilliant Connected Women committee within the South Asia team.
Oliver Camplin-Warner, CEO of Telstra International, said of her appointment: “The pandemic has accelerated the shift to digital transformation and companies are turning to us to help improve their ICT and security resilience. We believe Geraldine’s strong technology background will help our customers to adopt adaptive technologies for their new remote workforces. She is an exemplary professional who embodies excellence and brings with her a variety of skills. Geraldine will use her drive and passion to play a crucial role in our future success.”