Asia Pacific is a growth market with Singapore playing a major role. Theactive port city continues to grow as the nexus of commodity trading,procurement and logistics activity for Asia and is an important hub forTriple Point’s growing list of bulk physical commodity customers in oil,agriculture, metals and liquefied natural gas (LNG). Woods will focus ongenerating sales and growing regional business in Japan, Korea, Singapore,Malaysia, Indonesia and Australia and leveraging relationships with TriplePoint’s strategic partners SAP and Accenture region-wide.
Woods joins Triple Point as a veteran in commodity markets with provensuccess and emphasis in the Asia Pacific region. He most recently served asa Managing Partner at IKAT Capital Ventures, a firm of internationalexecutives creating value in technology and services businesses in China,Malaysia, India and the Philippines. Mr. Woods spent much of his 25-yearcareer at trading and risk firm, SunGard, where he held several keyleadership positions in Europe and Asia.
“The Asia Pacific region plays an important part in the commodities valuechain and continues to show strong growth,” said Greg Taylor, EVP, globalfield operations, Triple Point. “Simon’s in-depth knowledge of trading andrisk systems and proven experience in the Asia Pacific region make him theperfect choice to support Triple Point’s customers in the region and drivesignificant expansion.”
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