The global digital consultancy opens its doors in Singapore to support expansion in the region and continue to deliver people-inspired digital business solutions in Asia Pacific
Appnovation announced the official business launch in Singapore, strengthening the company’s presence across the region and enhancing its full-service digital capabilities in the Asia Pacific. Appnovation, a global consultancy, is headquartered in Vancouver and has 16 offices globally.
“We’re excited about the expansion into Singapore. Together with the team in Hong Kong, which are located in the strategic regional hubs in Asia Pacific, we believe that this will further complement our growth and help us stay competitive in the digital industry,” Yvette Yanne, General Manager, APAC at Appnovation said. “At Appnovation, we are people-centric and we strive to enhance business values for our global clients. The expansion will help us bring local relevance and knowledge to our existing and new clients while we will continue to drive focus on innovation and seamless digital experience for them leveraging on our global resources and expertise,” she continued.
According to IDC, the digital economy will accelerate, with over 65% of APAC GDP expected to be digitalized and spending to hit US$1.2 trillion between 2020 and 2023. The move addresses growing demand in the region for strategic and innovative digital solutions, providing more opportunities to serve large global clients and work more closely with strategic partners.
“South East Asian markets are incredibly diverse and unique and are sometimes considered challenging by some foreign companies. I’m looking forward to combining Appnovation’s global experience with our local expertise in the region, and building a team that will deliver the best digital solutions for our clients’ toughest challenges in South East Asia,” said Hema Thiagarajah, VP, Client Partner, Asia Pacific at Appnovation who leads the business development and overall operations in Singapore.
Appnovation established its operations in Asia Pacific in 2016 with its first office in Hong Kong. Singapore’s status as a centre for digital and innovation makes it an ideal setting for Appnovation’s expansion. To catch up with the growth in the region, the team in Hong Kong has recently moved into a new office, while the team in Singapore is looking to hire talent for the growing business. Open roles at Appnovation Asia Pacific include: Technology, Business Development, Delivery, People and Culture, and more to come in the near future.