Mr Andrew Stevens
27 July 2010 10:02:11
In a time of global economic uncertainty, the growth markets across the world continue to be a source of business opportunity and growth. IBM has intensified its investment in these markets, grouped them together to form one, consolidated Growth Markets Unit, and put in place a leadership team to drive an aggressive strategy to maximize the opportunities.
Andrew Stevens is the Managing Partner for Global Business Services, Growth Markets – which is the consulting arm of IBM. He is responsible for the strategic direction and operational management of seven growth market teams including; South East Asia (ASEAN); India and South Asia (ISA); Greater China (GCG); Korea (KOR); Australia/New Zealand (A/NZ); Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEEMEA); and Latin America (LA).
This business generates around US$2B in revenues and encompasses 140 countries and over 10,000 Executives and employees, and utilizes thousands of others from IBM’s Global Delivery Centres across the world.
Andrew was named in this position in January 2009 after leading IBM’s Global Business Services in Asia Pacific. He was responsible for the strategic direction and operational management of five regions including; Korea, Greater China Group, ASEAN, India and ANZ.
Andrew joined IBM in 2002 as part of IBM’s acquisition of PwCs consulting business. He joined Price Waterhouse in 1981 and prior to the merger with Coopers and Lybrand in 1998, he was the COO of the Price Waterhouse Management Consulting Business in Asia Pacific. He oversaw the successful merger of PW and C&L in A/NZ and was promoted to the COO position of PwC Consulting in Asia Pacific in 2000. He led the integration work across Asia Pacific as part of the IBM acquisition.
He is a member of IBM’s Integration and Values Team and sits on the Chairman’s Performance Team. These teams are focused on creating greater value for IBM’s clients by building business systems and processes that are digitally aware, networked and intelligent.
Andrew holds a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting, Finance and Systems and has a Master of Commerce Marketing.
He lives in Sydney with his wife, Philippa and their three children; Cameron, Annabelle and Will.