June 24, 2014
/PRNewswire/ -- Christopher Formant, president of Verizon Enterprise Solutions, has promoted
to group vice president of Verizon Asia Pacific.
In his new role, Yip is responsible for delivering strategic cloud, security, mobility, network and connected machines solutions to Verizon's multinational enterprise clients across the
region. Based in
, Yip was most recently Verizon's managing director for
, with responsibility for Verizon's business in
Hong Kong, China
, Korea and
Formant said: "Francis is an exceptional talent, and we believe he has the experience and expertise to continue to grow our business in
. His leadership in
in the past two years has earned him a first-class reputation for commercial acumen. His in-depth understanding of technology businesses in
, particularly in emerging markets, will be instrumental in helping our customers move their businesses forward."
Prior to joining Verizon, Yip was responsible for managing Dimension Data's
operations. He has also held senior management positions at Equant (now Orange Business Systems) including general manager for
. A native of
, Yip is fluent in several languages including English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean and Malay.
, who announced his retirement earlier this month.
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