Tuesday, 22 September 2015 18:40

Ruckus looks to APAC for further growth

Andrew Cook, Ruckus Wireless Andrew Cook, Ruckus Wireless

Ruckus Wirless has boosted plans for growth in the Asia Pacific region with the appointment of a new regional business development chief.

Andrew Cook joins Ruckus as Business Development Director for APAC, working with sales teams in Australia, New Zealand, Korea and Japan to develop high value and strategic business opportunities for the company.

Cook, with over 30 years industry experience, has previously held senior management roles at leading enterprise and service provider organisations across the Australia New Zeal and region, including with Blue Coat Systems, F5 Networks, Nortel Networks, Alteon WebSystems and Westpac Bank.

Most recently, Cook consulted to an Australian company in the digital signage market providing both architecture and product management leadership.  

“Cook’s proven ability to successfully develop and implement business strategies for leading technology companies in Australia and New Zealand will be an invaluable asset as Ruckus continues its rapid growth in the region,” said William Ho, VP of APAC.

“We look forward to utilising his experience, technical knowledge and consulting skills to build upon our market share in APAC, across key enterprise sectors including hospitality, retail, healthcare, transportation hubs and education.”

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Peter Dinham - retired and is a "volunteer" writer for iTWire. He is a veteran journalist and corporate communications consultant. He has worked as a journalist in all forms of media – newspapers/magazines, radio, television, press agency and now, online – including with the Canberra Times, The Examiner (Tasmania), the ABC and AAP-Reuters. As a freelance journalist he also had articles published in Australian and overseas magazines. He worked in the corporate communications/public relations sector, in-house with an airline, and as a senior executive in Australia of the world’s largest communications consultancy, Burson-Marsteller. He also ran his own communications consultancy and was a co-founder in Australia of the global photographic agency, the Image Bank (now Getty Images).

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