Lucas Lim, ASOCIO Secretary-General, welcomed the appointment and looked forward to work very closely with Looi in driving the Asian-Oceanian ICT industry forward.
As the president, Looi envisages that ASOCIO would play a strategic role in the region's economic recovery on the premise that ICT is the driver and enabler of growth of theeconomy.
Of particular importance, I will see to it that ASOCIO reaches out to emerging member economies and offers them assistance in developing their ICT industry including linking them up with the advance markets and players for mutual benefits.
This could be achievedthrough Multilateral Trade Visits, ASOCIO Business Exchange and other platforms," says Looi, who has the experience of building links in the region, having founded and grew a large ICT company with interest in the region.
He has been active in ASOCIO for past decade, having served as Vice President and Director in previous ASOCIO Boards.
was formed in 1984 by information technology associations from Australia, India, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand.