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Leadership

Asia Pacific Management Team

 


Patrick Aronson
EVP of Asia Pacific, Westcon-Comstor

A 25-year technology distribution veteran, Patrick Aronson serves as EVP of Asia Pacific for Westcon-Comstor responsible for the company’s business across Southeast Asia, Greater China, Japan, Korea as well as Australia and New Zealand. Previously Patrick was Westcon-Comstor’s VP of Asia growing the region’s Comstor, Westcon Security Solutions and Services businesses in Asia. Prior to his tenure at Westcon-Comstor, Patrick spent a decade leading Motorola’s mobile phone business in Southeast Asia which helped generate more than $3 billion in revenue. He also spent five years as managing director at Brightstar where he developed the company’s engagement strategy and grew its mobility business. Patrick has a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Asian Studies from Hobart College in New York and is fluent in Vietnamese, Thai and English.
 
 


David Corcoran
CFO and COO of Asia Pacific, WestconGroup

David Corcoran is CFO and COO responsible for the Australia, New Zealand and Singapore regions. Joining WestconGroup in 2000 as the Finance controller, he began his career with the Irish firm Niall M Hogan & Company, where he completed his financial training and qualified as a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). David moved to Australia and worked for the local New South Wales government, including the Australian Broadcasting Corp., the Australian Symphony and the National Audit office. Since arriving in Australia David has qualified as a Fellow of the ACCA.
 
 


Barry Broom
VP of Operations and IT, Asia Pacific, Westcon-Comstor

With almost two decades of technology experience, Barry Boom serves as the VP of Operations and IT for the company’s Asia Pacific region. Barry joined Westcon-Comstor in 2000 when it was LAN Systems and has served in various executive roles in the Australian leadership team over the years. Prior to his current tenure, he served in the Australian Regular Army, leaving the Royal Australian Infantry Corps as a major. Barry has a Bachelor of Social Science degree and an advance diploma in Personnel Management.
 
 


Phil Cameron
VP of Vendor Alliances, Asia Pacific, Westcon-Comstor

A 30-plus year technology industry veteran, Phil Cameron serves as VP of Vendor Alliances responsible managing the vendor relationships for the Asia Pacific region. Phil has extensive leadership experience working for leading IT vendors, including IBM’s director of Global Business Partner Organization, VP of the Internet Security business for CA Technologies and managing director for Lenovo. He is also in the ARN Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Industry Hall of Fame and sits on the Executive Council for CompTIA Asia Pacific. Phil has a Graduate Diploma of Management from Macquarie University’s Graduate School of Business.
 
 


Darryl Grauman
VP of Services and Cloud, Asia Pacific, Westcon-Comstor

A seasoned IT executive with more than 20 years of experience, Darryl Grauman is the VP of Services and Cloud responsible for strategically leading the company’s Cloud and Services business across the Asia Pacific region. He is an experienced Information and Communications Technology (ICT) executive who has held leadership roles, including ICT director in large managed service and telecommunication provider organizations, as well as fitness training and health provider organizations. Darryl has a B.A. in Law and Psychology, a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) and a Certificate in Business Management.
 
 


Jeff Chen
Analytics and Development Manager, Asia Pacific, Westcon-Comstor

Jeff Chen brings more than 17 years of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) experience to his role as Analytics and Development manager for Westcon-Comstor’s Asia Pacific region responsible for the analytics, development and proliferation of the Lean Six-Sigma methodology and the development of other key programs for the region. Jeff has served in a variety of leadership roles for DFI Inc. in Taiwan and the Netherlands, and with LAN Systems, now Westcon-Comstor, in Australia. He has an Honors degree in Computer Systems Engineering.
 
 


Wilson Ho
Managing Director of Westcon Solutions Asia, Westcon-Comstor

Wilson Ho is responsible for the growth and operations of Westcon Solutions, the security and value-added distribution arm of Westcon-Comstor across Asia. He has more than two decades of experience in Asia ranging from working in the capital markets group of DBS Bank, holding the post of CFO of a Singapore Exchange listed company, and founding and building an IT security distribution company into one of the largest in this region. Wilson is an accountant by training and is a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst.
 
 


Dave Rosenberg
Managing Director of New Zealand, Westcon-Comstor

Dave Rosenberg brings 25 years of experience in sales, engineering and account management to the role of managing director. He was promoted to his current position after Datastor was purchased by WestconGroup. Dave began his career in the IT industry as a CNE and engineer involved in the testing and development of some of the first RAID technologies under Novell. He then made the transition into sales and spent a number of years in account management within the IT industry. He was appointed Northern Regional Sales manager for Mitsubishi Electric before joining Datastor. Dave holds a New Zealand Certificate in Engineering.