Citrix taps SAP talent to spearhead Asian operations

Leanne Taylor brings extensive experience driving workspace innovation, cloud adoption and business transformation

Citrix has appointed Leanne Taylor as area vice president of Asia with responsibility for executing the vendor’s corporate strategy and delivering consistent growth across all sectors of the region, covering ASEAN and Korea markets.

Taylor will relocate to Singapore from Australia where she has served as SAP’s vice president of industries and strategic customer program for the Australia and New Zealand region.

“I am excited to join the Citrix team, as the company focuses its vision on helping businesses embrace digital transformation," said Leanne Taylor, area vice president of ASEAN at Citrix. "I look forward to working with our customers and partners on their journey to cloud.

"There has never been a better time to be part of Citrix and I look forward to working with our partners and customers in ASEAN and Korea."

Taylor joins Citrix bringing over 20 years of experience in sales and business leadership, strategy, operations, customer success and channel management from companies such as SAP and Standard Bank; across UK, EMEA, ANZ and Africa.

Furthermore, Taylor brings with her extensive experience driving workspace innovation, cloud adoption and business transformation, reporting directly to Colin Brookes, Citrix’s senior vice president of sales and services for Asia Pacific and Japan who also joined the vendor from SAP recently.

“Leanne brings a wealth of experience and is a proven leader, she will strengthen our ability to support our customers and partners across the region,” Brookes said.

“Our continued investment and commitment to growth will help drive our business forward and support organisations across the region to transition to cloud and drive digital transformation,” added Brookes.