Andrew McBean has over 26 years working experience in Thailand, Indonesia, Japan, South Africa and the UK. Andrew has held a number of senior management positions including General Manager of Microsoft Thailand, General Manager of Microsoft Indonesia, Regional Manager of Microsoft Asia and Sales Management at both IBM and Symantec. He was a Senior Vice President at Thailand’s number two mobile operator, dtac, where he also held Managing Director positions at two of dtac’s subsidiary companies. He writes a regular management article for Thailand’s leading business English-language newspaper.
Andrew has worked in both the IT and Telecommunications sectors. However his general management, sales management and IT experience can be broadly applied to most sectors. At dtac he was the 3G trial program manager, and developed considerable knowledge of 3G commercial operations.
He is passionate, driven and detail orientated, and in many of his roles has led teams of hundreds of people. He has an evidenced track record of substantial business turnarounds in many areas and projects. He is particularly strong in:
- Business process re-engineering
- Business turnaround and restructuring
- Leadership coaching
- Process improvement
- Project management
- Information technology (IT) projects
- Sales management
- Board Director of British Chamber of Commerce Thailand