Stability will encourage growth:
HP targets Sri Lankan market
HP has a strong commitment to the Sri Lankan market. With peace and
stability in the country there is tremendous growth potential, Senior
Vice President, Personal Systems Group (PSG) Asia Pacific and Japan See
Chin Teik told Daily News Business
Based in Singapore, Chin Teik, an HP veteran of 18 years drives HP’s
sales and marketing efforts in the high-growth South-East Asian and
Vice President, Marketing (PSG) HP Asia Pacific and Japan Ajay Mohan
said Sri Lanka is an important market for HP. Harnessing the power of
technology is important and HP will do everything to support growth in
the IT industry and as a part of that initiative they have already set
up their own office and presence in Sri Lanka and will continue to grow.
Ajay who has wide experience in marketing and sales across multiple
geographies said HP has made continued and sustained investments to
ensure a credible technology brand in Sri Lanka. HP’s range of products
and services is better than any other competitor in Sri Lanka, he said.
The peace and stability in the country will help younger people to
bridge the digital divide and move into the 21st century with great
He said education is home to half the planet and cartoon networks
helps children in the age group 6-14 to think out of the box to express
their creativity. HP is a committed brand and using a computer today is
more a personal experience as far as learning, enjoyment and fun is
Technology can play a very vital role in the growth and prosperity of
a nation and HP is keen to bring these learnings and solutions to Sri
Ajay said HP is focused on creating a pool of knowledge workers in
Sri Lanka and added that this is what Governments look at in developing
co-skilled workers. This is because a computer is a tool for knowledge
Asked about e-governance, he said HP participates in e-governance and
would be only too happy to participate and support e-governance in Sri
Lanka as it is done in many other parts of the world.
Ajay commenced his 10-year career with HP India, serving as a
Communications program manager for PC and storage products and
eventually channel programs manager.
Prior to joining HP, Ajay’s experience included a five-year stint in
the advertising agency industry, including work with industry giant J.