Jan Peter de Jong, the former IBM Manager has become the CEO of Microsoft Ukraine

Jan Peter de Jong, who previously worked for IBM, has become the new CEO (country manager) of Microsoft Ukraine. It is reported by Interfax-Ukraine, referring to the statement of Andy Hunder, the President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine.

Jan Peter de Jong has arrived in Ukraine and commenced the duties on February 5.  Previously, from the 1st of December, the duties of the CEO of Microsoft Ukraine were performed by Heorhii Randelov, the top manager of the company in the region of Central and Eastern Europe.

Jan Peter de Jong has already indicated that he is the CEO of Microsoft Ukraine on his LinkedIn profile.  According to the data from the account, he previously worked at IBM and was the director of sales of  IT services, as well as the director of development of the company in the region of Central and Eastern-Europe.

UPD: Microsoft representatives confirmed to AIN.UA the information about the appointment of Jan Peter de Jong. The company noted that the manager will be responsible for “strategic growth, transformation of the Ukrainian customers and partners, as well as for the focus on the digitization of the country “. “I am fascinated with the fact that I will lead the Microsoft office in Ukraine. This is an important and growing region in Central and Eastern Europe, ” commented Jan Peter de Jong.