MNA Science & Tech Desk: Microsoft has announced the appointment of Sonia Bashir Kabir as managing director for Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, and Laos.
In her new role, Sonia will lead Microsoft’s business in developing and driving strategies for all product lines, services, and support offerings in the four countries, while working closely with partners and local governments to help accelerate the digital transformation across these markets by bringing people, data, and processes together to reinvent business values, provide personalised experience to customers, and transform education in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
‘Digital Transformation in emerging markets is an important priority for companies, governments and Microsoft alike. These countries have the potential to leapfrog and embrace the 4th Industrial revolution which can significantly enhance their economic development. I am confident that Sonia’s experience in both Asia and the US will contribute to the digital transformation of these markets,’ said Michelle Simmons, General Manager of Southeast Asia New Markets at Microsoft Asia Pacific.
‘I am honored to be entrusted with the multi-country role, and am excited to be part of the digital transformation journey of these countries. We will work towards enabling every person and organization to have the opportunity to take advantage of the era of intelligent cloud and intelligent edge,’ says Sonia Bashir Kabir.