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VMware Appoints Sarene Lee as Country Manager for Malaysia

Malaysia, 10 May 2022 — VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a leading innovator in enterprise software, announced today the appointment of Sarene Lee as Country Manager for Malaysia. In this role, Sarene will drive business strategy and development as well as customer and partner relations for VMware to accelerate the adoption of digital transformation in the country.

“Malaysia has made digitalization a top priority and is actively encouraging companies to transform their businesses to remain relevant and to boost the country’s digital economy. I am confident that with her wide experience and deep knowledge of the Malaysian market, Sarene will play a pivotal role in helping organizations in Malaysia embrace innovation so that they can scale faster and reach their full potential,” said Paul Simos, VMware Vice President and Managing Director of Southeast Asia and Korea.

Prior to joining VMware, Sarene was General Manager of IBM Cloud with IBM Malaysia. In a career spanning over 25 years, she has had held key leadership positions with IBM and Microsoft in Malaysia with extensive experience in leading teams, growing market share and revenue, driving customer relations, and building partner ecosystems.

“This is an exciting time in Malaysia with markets opening up and businesses gearing for growth.  I look forward to helping organizations here execute their digitalization roadmaps and attain even greater heights with hybrid and multi-cloud, security, and digital workspace solutions, and to contributing to the development of the business community and growth of the sector,” said Sarene Lee, VMware Country Manager for Malaysia.

Sarene has an MBA in Finance and Computer Information Management, and a Bachelor’s in Marketing Management from California State Polytechnic University-Pomona.

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