DXC Technology Names Kylie Watson as Security Head for APAC and MEA


DXC Technology has revealed an extension of Kylie Watson's responsibilities, appointing her as the Head of Security for the Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa regions, alongside her existing position in Australia and New Zealand. Boasting over three decades of expertise in steering intricate projects and teams, Watson stands out as a seasoned, forward-thinking cybersecurity executive known for her adeptness in driving outcomes and effecting transformative changes in businesses to foster enduring growth.

Kylie's role entails assisting DXC's clients throughout the region in bolstering their cybersecurity defenses and shielding them from potential threats through proactive advisory and managed security services. This encompasses everything from threat intelligence to compliance measures.

“I am very excited to be joining a team with the right focus that boasts experience across multiple industries and geographies. I feel confident in our ability to deliver expert services and threat intelligence to our customers across their IT environment and operations while spreading awareness on how to withstand security threats by using smart cyber resilience strategies”, Kylie said.

Watson is deeply committed to instigating cultural shifts, enhancing organizational dynamics, and fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion. Additionally, she has been recognized with awards for her excellence in coaching, mentoring, and promoting innovation.

Seelan Nayagam, President at DXC Technology for the Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa region, extended his warm welcome, saying, “Kylie is a great fit for not just her role but also the organizational culture that we have built here at DXC Technology, with her commitment and passion towards supporting and expanding diversity and inclusion initiatives that create environments where everyone can thrive". Previously, Watson has occupied leadership roles in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and Thailand with renowned firms including SAP, Deloitte, PwC, and IBM.

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