SAP Concur has appointed Carl Jones as managing director for South-east Asia (SEA).
In this role, Jones will lead a multinational cross-functional team with sales, pre-sales, client success and cloud channel partnerships, ensuring alignment for all SEA projects within SAP Concur. He will be responsible for all client-facing commercial opportunities in the region.
Jones will also represent SAP Concur on corporate initiatives such as Climate 21, SAP’s global sustainability programme, an initiative to build analytical and transactional capabilities into SAP’s core business applications, to help customers both understand and minimise the carbon footprint of their products and operations.
Earlier this year, he was appointed to the Global Business Travel Association Global Sustainability Committee as vice-chair, representing the region’s interest in advancing standards and solutions to improve the sustainability performance of business travel across all three ESG pillars (Environmental, Social, Governance).
Most recently, Jones was the regional vice president, head of strategy, Asia Pacific and Greater China. In total, he has over two decades of experience in the industry, and has held various regional leadership roles in Asia Pacific countries, including Singapore and Thailand.
Prior to SAP Concur, he was vice president, global client management and global business consulting Asia Pacific with American Express Global Business Travel.