Meet Kevin Taylor
President, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa
Kevin was appointed as president, BT in AMEA in January 2013. He reports to the CEO, Global Services.
Kevin is responsible for BT’s business and operations across the Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Africa, Turkey and Eastern Mediterranean region. In these regions, we serve major brands like Air China, Wipro, Emirates Airline, Etihad Airways, Anglo American and HTC.
Kevin joined us as VP, Global Solutions in December 2003. In that role, he was responsible for the delivery and management of the portfolio of IP infrastructure/WAN, mobility, CRM, conferencing, security, outsourcing and other products, services and solutions we offered customers across the Asia Pacific region.
The wealth of experience Kevin gained through years of building businesses and architecting outsourcing deals has proved invaluable in his current role at BT. Kevin was appointed Managing Director of BT Asia Pacific in May 2009.
Before joining BT, he was regional VP and general manager – Asia Pacific at the Canadian logistics company, Descartes Systems.
Earlier in his career, he worked with Data Sciences Corporation (now part of IBM), CFM (part of ICL) and Capita Group. At each of these companies, securing and managing large outsourcing projects formed a major part of his responsibilities. Kevin also spent six years with global consulting company, James Martin & Co., where he held a variety of positions including president and COO International – Europe and Asia Pacific, global head of sales and head of offshore development.
Based in Hong Kong, Kevin plays an active role in the local community. He is a board member of Hong Kong Rugby Union, Chairman of HKFC Youth Rugby and a voting member of the Hong Kong Jockey Club. Between 2010 and 2012, he was also Chairman of the Hong Kong British Chamber of Commerce. Kevin is also an independent non-executive director of publicly listed company - Transmode, a Swedish technology group and Hyder Consulting, a UK based engineering consulting company.
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