BRISTOL, England, March 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
CIOs from the world's leading brands will convene at the SkyCity Marriott Hotel in Hong Kong for the CIO Asia Summit.
With turbulent global market conditions over the past few years, understanding the developments in technology advancements is critical for businesses - even the most successful brands must adapt or die. More than ever, organisations must recognize the significant advantages provided by highly innovative and efficient technology infrastructures, creating immense pressure for even the savviest CIOs. CIO Asia Summit is designed specifically for these CIOs to look ahead to the end of 2012 and beyond, adjusting strategy and further positioning Asia as a market-leader in the Information sector.
Those world-leading CIOs in attendance will include; Hugh Banister, CIO (Australia), Santos; King Lee, CIO (Hong Kong), GE Capital; Carmen Devito, Global CIO (Singapore), Dupont; Wayne McMahon, Group CIO, Domino's; Michael Harte, CIO (Australia), Commonwealth Bank of Australia; Henk ten Bos, CIO (Hong Kong), AGEAS; Pascal Barberon, CIO Asia Pacific (Singapore), Total; Pom Bal, CIO Asia Pacific (Hong Kong), The Coca-Cola Company.
Diane Jurgens, VP & CIO of General Motors attended the previous CIO Asia summit. "[The CIO] summit was great. The quality of the delegates, the suppliers and the conversations is really great." Jim Cramer, CIO, Scottsdale Healthcare, is also a previous attendee: "An excellent venue for CIOs to exchange information on current topics as well as interact with a variety of industry vendors," he said.
Nick York, CIO Summit Asia Director believes GDS International's summit's high calibre of speakers and innovative content, combined with fantastic opportunities for networking, give delegates real value for money and return on investment.
"The CIO Summit Asia is designed very specifically: to assist forward-thinking CIOs as they meet demands of transformation and prepare for the impact their role will have on the overall success of an organization's value chain," Nick said.
"CIOs, CTOs and other top-technology executives will be present to explore the emerging disciplines critical to organizational effectiveness in order to compete on a global scale. With growth positioned at 6 percent higher than any other region in the world, Asia is perfectly positioned for business excellence. The CIO Summit is an amazing opportunity for CIOs looking to progress their business."
For more information, check out: http://www.ciosummit.asia/
About GDS International:
GDS International is one of the most innovative events and media companies worldwide and a globally renowned producer of business-to-business summits, conferences, online information and advisory group gatherings.
Founded in 1993, GDS International specialises in meeting the B2B marketing needs of our clients. Having a strong presence in mature industrial sectors but a finger on the pulse of emerging markets - as well as up-and-coming B2B business verticals - means we are perfectly placed to capitalise on the exciting developments brought about by the advent of a globalised economy.
Our value proposition is simple: we deliver tangible business results from world-class events. http://www.gdsinternational.com
Contact: Rachel Sandeman (Rachel.Sandeman@gdsinternational.com)
SOURCE GDS International