Savvis Strengthens Asian Operations with Additions of Osamu Numata and Tan Teng Cheong


Industry Veterans Tapped to Drive Growth in Savvis Cloud, Managed Hosting Services in Tokyo, Singapore and Hong Kong

HONG KONG, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Savvis, a CenturyLink company (NYSE: CTL) and global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions, today announced it has named Osamu Numata as country manager, Japan, and Tan Teng Cheong as country manager,Singapore and Hong Kong.

Both leaders will focus on driving growth in Savvis cloud, managed hosting and colocation services across their respective regions in Asia.

"Asia continues to be a key strategic growth region for Savvis," said Mark Smith , managing director, Savvis Asia. "I am delighted to have Osamu and Teng Cheong join our global team, and I am confident they will provide quality leadership as we grow to serve the IT infrastructure needs of businesses seeking a presence in Tokyo, Singapore and Hong Kong."

Osamu brings more than 30 years of experience in the technology industry to Savvis, most recently serving as director, enterprise services sales, for HP Japan. He has also led business expansion through leadership roles with Oracle Japan, Wipro Japan and Information Services International-Dentsu.  

Teng Cheong joins Savvis from Motorola Solutions, where he served as director, enterprise strategic accounts, South East Asia. For more than 20 years, he has served regional technology clients through leadership roles with Dell Singapore, Sybase and HiSoft Technology International Ltd.