Anaqua Appoints New General Manager of Asia Pacific
Leading IP software company strengthens business development in Asia with new GM
Anaqua, Inc., a leading provider of intellectual property (IP) management and analytics software and services, today announced that Karen Taylor has been appointed as the new General Manager of Asia Pacific.
Karen joins Anaqua with over 15 years of experience in the online information and data industry across Europe and Asia, having worked in the United Kingdom, Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Hong Kong and Japan. Based in Hong Kong, Karen will manage all business development across Asia Pacific and strengthen Anaqua’s growing portfolio of client accounts. In this capacity, Karen will lead personnel across the region and drive sales and marketing activities and strategic partnerships in Asia Pacific.
“The Asia Pacific region is one of the fastest growing IP markets, and as we continue to scale our business, it makes sense for us to have a strong executive presence overseeing that region,” said Bob Romeo, CEO of Anaqua. “I am confident that Karen’s deep business development expertise and breadth of knowledge, will be an invaluable asset to us as we continue on our rapid growth trajectory.”
Karen previously served as an Executive Director with LexisNexis Asia and as a Director with Thomson Reuters, where she specialized in strategic business development, mergers and acquisitions, organic investment into high growth markets, and digital content and product development. In addition, Karen has a broad range of operational experience including profit and loss management and sales and marketing leadership. She is currently Chair of Justice Centre Hong Kong in a volunteer capacity.
“I am thrilled to join Anaqua’s executive team and eager to contribute to their aggressive growth strategy,” Karen said. “Anaqua is a clear global leader in the field of IP Management and it is a privilege to join such a respected company that prides itself on constant innovation and excellent service to clients.”