Oct 15, 2008

Seagate Appoints New Country Manager For Taiwan

Seagate (NASDAQ:STX), the world’s leading storage solutions provider, today announced the appointment of Rex Dong to the post of country manager for Taiwan. In this role, Dong will be based in Taipei, and will be responsible for sales, marketing and the overall leadership of the Taiwan office.

“With over 25 years of experience in the IT industry in sales, marketing and executive management positions, Dong is the ideal candidate for Seagate to lead our business in Taiwan,” said BanSeng Teh, vice president and managing director, Asia Pacific. “Dong brings with him extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of the Taiwan market as well as important relationships in this critical market. I am confident that Dong will lead Seagate in Taiwan to greater success as a leading storage solutions provider by developing new markets and growing the existing markets.”

Prior to this position, Dong was the president and senior vice president of IPox Technology, a leading embedded solutions provider owned by Foxconn Technology. In addition to his role as OEM manager in the Seagate Taiwan Office from 1992 to 2000, Dong also held various management, sales and marketing positions at Portwell and Mitac in Taiwan. Dong majored in Electronic Engineering in TamKang University and received his MBA from National Chengchi University.

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