Information security provider, Commissum announced the addition of Valerie Witono to the key position of Head of Business Development for the firm’s South East Asian division.
26th October 2018
UOA Damansara 1, 50-01-09
50 Jalan Dungun
50490 Kuala Lumpur
For immediate release
Valerie Witono is an established professional, bringing with her over 17 years of experience in sales and business development. With a particular focus in information security, Valerie holds a wealth of knowledge in Governance, Risk Management and Compliance and has a deep understanding of a wide range of information security solutions. Valerie’s extensive experience is supplemented by her ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification– a true testament to her dedication to the field of security.
known for her passion for cultivating sales teams, building lasting relationships with clients and finding solutions to suit their challenges, Valerie has a proven track record of successfully working with leading cyber security companies within Asia.
Prior to joining the firm, Valerie worked in multinational corporation’s (MNCs) and defence organisations, selling complex security solutions and services to key players.
Whilst at Commissum, Valerie will be heading the business development in South East Asia and will play a critical role in expanding Commissum’s presence in the region. Valerie will be focused on increasing Commissum’s market share whilst capitalising on the predicted cyber security market growth in the Asia-Pacific region.
When asked what led her to pursue a career with Commissum, Valerie had the following words to offer:
“Commissum is a well-respected provider of cyber security services in the UK and the team are very passionate.
When I heard that Commissum had expanded their business to Asia-Pacific, with a new office in Kuala Lumpur, I knew that I could learn a lot more with Commissum’s professional team and bring my cyber security career to the next level.”
Outside of work, Valerie enjoys nothing more than spending time with family and friends and the occasional karaoke session.
Commenting on the appointment of Valerie Witono, Shamala Manikam, Commissum Malaysia Managing Director said:
“Valerie’s in-depth knowledge and experience in the cyber security sector is an asset to us and I am confident it will progress our business focus and strategy in the South East Asia region.”
Frank Green, Commissum Head of Sales & Marketing added:
“Bringing someone with Val’s experience and seniority to Commissum’s SE Asian business is testament to our commitment to the SE Asian market and our investment in bringing in the most talented individuals available. Commissum expects this market to deliver significant growth and allows Commissum to differentiate itself by better serving its increasingly globalised clients directly in the regions they operate in.”
“When I heard that Commissum had expanded their business to Asia-Pacific, with a new office in Kuala Lumpur, I knew that I could learn a lot more with Commissum’s professional team and bring my cyber security career to the next level.”
– Valerie Witono