Kylie Watson appointed as APAC security lead at DXC Technology

DXC Technology has appointed Kylie Watson to lead the Asia Pacific (APAC) and Middle East and Africa (MEA) regions, following her successful tenure as head of security for Australia and New Zealand. Based in Sydney, Watson will be responsible for providing expert advisory and managed security services to customers in these regions, helping them improve their cybersecurity posture.

With over two decades of IT experience across Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and Thailand, Watson brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her new role. She joined DXC earlier this year as head of security for A/NZ after a year as a cybersecurity and digital trust partner at PwC Australia. Prior to that, she held leadership roles at companies like SAP, Deloitte, HP, and IBM.

Excited about her new role, Watson expressed confidence in delivering expert services and threat intelligence to customers while promoting smart cyber resilience strategies. Described by DXC as a highly experienced and outcome-focused leader, she is committed to supporting diversity and inclusion initiatives within the organization.

Seelan Nayagam, president at DXC Technology for APAC and MEA, praised Watson’s fit within the company’s culture and her dedication to creating environments where everyone can thrive. Watson’s promotion signifies DXC’s focus on expanding cybersecurity services and supporting customers across different industries and geographies in the APAC and MEA regions.

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