Executive Leadership

Kee Ong

Kee Ong

Chief Executive Officer

Kee has been the CEO of Synnex Australia and New Zealand since 2006. Prior to his current role, Kee has held various senior management positions within Synnex/Mitac Group in Taiwan, UK and Australia. Kee commenced his IT career in 1989 as a software R&D engineer in Mitac International Corp. He then progressed to Mitac Europe to work as a Product Manager, before finally relocating to Australia in 1998 to lead the product marketing team in Synnex Australia. He holds a Bachelor degree in Computer Science and Information Engineering from National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan.

 

CFO

Bob Tang

Chief Financial Officer

Bob has been with Synnex Australia since 1997, where he commenced his employment as the Finance director. He was promoted to his current role as the CFO in 2006. Bob has brought a range of expertise through his previous experience with Mitac as F&A Director, Conti Chai Tai International as Group Treasurer and Commodore Electronics as Management Accountant. He has completed his studies in Banking and Finance from Hong Kong Polytechnics, and has a diploma from ACCA.

 

 

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Darren Tan

Product Management and Marketing Director
General Manager - New Zealand Operations

Darren has held numerous positions with increasing responsibility during his tenure with Synnex Australia since 1999. He has a wide range of experience in sales, product development and marketing. He is primarily responsible for promoting and increasing Synnex Australia’s growing presence in the IT distribution market within Australia. Prior to his tenure with Synnex Australia, Darren worked at Dual Technologies for over 6 years working in various roles including Business Development Manager.

 

Deniz

Deniz Kilicci

Product Director

Deniz is the Product Director responsible for licensing, gaming and entertainment portfolio. He began his career in IT in 2000 where he held a variety of sales and product management positions with Express Data and Synnex Australia. Deniz also brings to the team vast experience and knowledge of the enterprise market, gained through his 14 years of experience in the industry. Deniz counts one of his major achievements as the successful implementation of the licensing business for Synnex Australia.

 

Jay Ko

Jay Ko

Product Director
General Manager - Southern Region Logistics

Jay commenced his tenure with Synnex Australia in 1999 as a Product Manager. He has completed a BBA Information Management and MBA degree from Melbourne Business School. In 2010, Jay was promoted to Product Director, focusing on Print, Supplies and System categories. Jay brings with him an array of experience in the Product Management, Marketing and Sales fields. His major achievements have included developing new distribution rights with key vendors and successfully growing those portfolios.

 

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Mark Ung

Product Director

Mark began his career in IT with Optima technology for 19 years and grew to the Director of procurement and operations in 2001. He commenced his tenure with Synnex Australia in 2009 and currently holds the position of Product Director. Mark manages the NSW product management team of 14 staff members. He is responsible for driving and growing the commercial portfolio. His main achievements have been successfully growing the commercial portfolio and strategic segment marketing.

 

Yu-Chen

Yu- Chen Liao

Product Director

Yu-Chen holds a Bachelor of Computing from Monash University. He commenced his career in IT with Mitac Australasia in 1996. He then began his career with Synnex Australia in 1999 growing from a planner position to his current role as a Product Director which he has held for the last two years. Currently his main focus is the Channel portfolios where his achievements include successful team management, establishing and growing vendor relationships.

 

Arthur

Arthur Gimisis

Sales Director

Arthur has held various sales and management positions within the company, with a major emphasis on establishing our National Retail, Printing/Imaging and Commercial teams within Synnex. Arthur joined SYNNEX in 2000 and was promoted to his current role as the Sales Director in 2010. Arthur has diverse experience that includes running his own business within the retail industry, such as Doughlas Hifi. In additional to this, Arthur also holds a diploma in electronic engineering.

 

Ahmmad Issa

Ahmmad Issa

National Commercial Sales Manager

In August 2011, Ahmmad joined Synnex Australia as a Sales Specialist – IBM product portfolio. Ahmmad brings over 13 years of experience selling high value IT products to resellers and has held a variety of roles within the sales department and is currently the National Commercial Sales Manager. Prior to joining Synnex Australia, Ahmmad was working with Dicker Data and Cellnet Ltd holding positions related to HP, Lenovo and IBM sales portfolios.

 

Wiiliams

Jason Williams

National Retail Sales Manager

Jason commenced his tenure with Synnex Australia in July 2009 as Senior Business Development Manager in the National Retail team. He currently leads the external National Retail Sales team as the Manager – National Retail. One of his key achievements includes successfully bridging the gap between customers, vendors and Synnex Australia. Prior to his tenure with Synnex Australia, Jason held senior positions with Harvey Norman for 18 years in Sales, Product and Marketing Management at both a national and state level.

 

Rupa

Rupa Ganguly

Sales Manager – National Retail

Rupa joined Synnex Australia in November 2006 with 19 years’ experience within the IT and Sales industries. Currently she holds the role as Manager- National Retail with leadership responsibility for national retail development in the Australian retail market. Within Synnex Australia, Rupa has held a series of progressive roles, where she was instrumental in the significant growth of the National Retail channel and department. She currently leads a team of 15 sales professionals focused on increasing and maintaining Synnex Australia’s retail market share. Rupa also holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) and Diploma in Internet Programming and Systems Management.

 

Lincoln

Lincoln Chau

Channel Sales Manager

Lincoln joined Synnex Australia in April 2000 as a Business Development Manager. Since that time, he has held various positions within the Sales Department, and is currently the Channel Sales Manager. Lincoln has more than 23 years of experience within the Sales and IT industries since 1991. Prior to his employment at Synnex Australia, Lincoln has held management positions at Hallmark Computer International, The Computer Wholesalers, Electronic Resources, and Also Technology. Lincoln graduated from Monash University with a degree in Bachelor of Technology (Computing).

 

Michael

Michael Tea

General Manager - Ecommerce & Cloud Services

Michael joined Synnex Australia in 2012 and holds the position of General Manager. He initiated the development and implementation of the new Synnex Australia B2B Ecommerce platform, which launched in 2014. He is also currently responsible for Synnex Australia’s Cloud Services, Cloud Vendor Alliances, Cloud Platform Roadmap and Cloud Strategies focussed on new business revenue streams and Company growth. Prior to that, Michael held key positions with companies including Fuji Xerox and Ricoh for 15 years within the Sales, Marketing, and Ecommerce streams. Michael earned a Bachelor's degree in Computing from Monash University.

 

EliCheong

Eli Cheong

Logistics Quality Management - Manager

Eli commenced his employment with Synnex Australia in February 2004. He has grown through a series of positions and currently holds the position of Logistics Quality Management Manager. Some of his main responsibilities are monitoring the internal and external logistics efficiency and performance; logistics project planning and execution. Eli attended Monash University where he studied a Bachelor of Computer Science, a Masters in Information Technology and a Graduate Diploma in International Business.

 

Lillian

Lillian Lee

Business Quality Management - Manager

Lillian joined the Synnex Australia team in 1999 and has held progressive positions in the Product Management and Purchasing department. Lillian was promoted to manager of the Business Quality Management team in 2007.Since moving into this role her main focus has been to audit and streamline operational processes related to Sales and Product Management. Prior to joining SYNNEX, Lillian gained valuable experience and exposure working within the finance, administration and sales sector. Lillian holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and Masters of Science in Accountancy.

 

Patty

Patty Chan

General Manager – Northern Branch

Patty started with Synnex Australia in 2000 as Sydney Branch Manager and was appointed in 2004 to her current role as the General Manager - Northern Branch heading the offices in Sydney and Brisbane in Operations, F&A division. She has brought a wealth of experience and skill sets from her previous employment with Ingram Micro (Queensland Branch Manager), Electronic Resources P/L (Queensland Branch Manager), and Public Accounting Practices (Senior Accountant). Her former occupation as a qualified CPA provided her with extensive knowledge in accounting/planning that supports her current day to day activities.

 

Roger

Roger Wang

Credit & Treasury Manager

Roger joined Synnex Australia in August 1998 as the Treasury Manger.  Prior to SYNNEX, Roger was working with Electronic resources/Ingram Micro as an accountant. During his 16 year tenure with Synnex Australia, Roger has held progressive financial roles and he is now the Credit Control and Treasury Manager, leading a team of 17 nationally. Roger holds a Bachelor of Business Accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant.

 

 

Meghana

Meghana Dhupar

HR Manager

Meghana’s career with Synnex Australia began in July of 2005 when she joined as Human Resources Specialist and was promoted to HR Manager in 2006. Prior to Synnex she held roles at KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, GE Capital Finance and the Salvation Army Employment Plus focusing on customer service, employment consultancy and recruitment. She leads a team of HR professionals focusing on areas including change management, employee engagement, industrial and employee relations. Meghana has earned a Bachelor of Arts and Masters in Business Administration specialising in Strategy and Human Resources from Swinburne University.

 

Adeline

Adeline Chang

Management Information Systems - Manager

Adeline holds a Bachelor of Business Administration majoring in Management Information Systems, and a Master of Business Systems. She commenced her career in IT with Synnex as a programmer in 2000, and then gained further exposure as a Database Administrator/Tester at Intellect Computing Technology. Adeline re-joined Synnex Australia in 2003 as a System Development Team Leader and was promoted to her current role as the MIS Manager in 2004. Her main focus during her tenure with Synnex Australia has been Systems Analysis and Integration, Website Development, Project Management, Infrastructure planning, deployment and support, Network Security, and continually improving the IT operation policies and procedures.

 

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