The Swiss software company AdNovum has appointed a new management team for its Asia locations. As of February 1, David Chan, at present Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers, will assume executive responsibility as Managing Director of AdNovum Singapore. He will focus on expanding regional business to contribute to the future growth and development of AdNovum. In his new position, he will work hand-in-hand with Dejan Dukaric, Executive Director of Engineering, and Ivan Salvetti, who took over from Dejan Dukaric as Country Manager of AdNovum Vietnam in November 2020.
New Managing Director AdNovum Singapore
The executive board of the Swiss software company AdNovum has appointed David Chan, at present Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting (Singapore), as new Managing Director of AdNovum Singapore. David Chan is an international business development and delivery executive with exceptional business acumen and over 25 years of regional and global senior management experience. He will take over leadership of AdNovum Singapore as of February 1 from Dejan Dukaric, Executive Director of Engineering, who had been leading AdNovum Singapore ad interim since Leonard Cheong left AdNovum in December last year.
David Chan has an engineering background and a strong track record in global senior management for technology companies. His career spans across major corporations such as PwC, Hitachi Consulting, Oracle, Peoplesoft and Stone Apple. David Chan has been successfully managing international sales, pre-sales and technical teams and brings broad experience in advancing and shaping IT solution sales and services offerings. He has been partnering with organizations in the public and non-public sectors in Singapore and South East Asia throughout his career.
New Executive Director of Engineering and new Country Manager AdNovum Vietnam
AdNovum Singapore's nearshoring location in Vietnam recently saw a change in management as well. In February 2020, Dejan Dukaric, Managing Director of AdNovum Vietnam since 2017, assumed additional responsibility as Executive Director of Engineering at AdNovum Singapore. Beginning of November, Ivan Salvetti took over executive management of the nearshoring location in Vietnam. He cooperates closely with Dejan Dukaric to ensure smooth delivery of high-quality software.
Ivan Salvetti holds a Master of Science of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Computer Science Engineering and an Executive MBA. Before joining AdNovum, he was CTO at Zucchetti Switzerland SA. In this position, he was responsible for the technology and software department with a total of over 80 staff members in five different countries.
Business development and delivery excellence
AdNovum's CEO Thomas Zangerl comments: «We congratulate David Chan on his new position as Managing Director of AdNovum Singapore. With David Chan as new Managing Director, Dejan Dukaric as Executive Director of Engineering, and Ivan Salvetti as Country Manager of AdNovum Vietnam, we now have a new strong management team for our Asia locations in place. The team combines Swiss engineering culture with delivery and business excellence, a combination that brings obvious benefits at a time where technology is at the core of business transformation.»
David Chan, Managing Director of AdNovum Singapore, on his new position: «I am looking forward to leading the Singapore branch of AdNovum. What appealed me to join AdNovum was the team. Employees are the asset of an organization and I can see the passion of the AdNovum employees that I have interacted with. I look forward to fire up our passion, with the right strategy and execution plan in place and an action-oriented focus, and we shall see AdNovum prosper.»
The Swiss software company AdNovum offers its customers comprehensive support in the fast and secure digitalization of business processes from consulting and design to implementation and operation. AdNovum’s core competencies also include identity and access management and security solutions. Our customer focus is on companies and organizations who want to differentiate themselves through innovative digitalization solutions, among them banks, insurance companies, and the public sector.
AdNovum was founded in 1988. Today, approximately 600 employees work at the headquarters in Zurich and in offices in Bern, Lausanne, Budapest, Lisbon, Ho Chi Minh City, and Singapore.
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