INTERWOVEN Mike Chen has joined the content-management software firm as managing director of Greater China. Mr Chen was formerly managing director for BroadVision's North Asia operations. He spent 15 years working in enterprise sales and operations management with companies such as BroadVision, Oracle, Informix and IBM. He will be based in Beijing and will be responsible for Interwoven's Greater China customers, which include Hang Seng Bank, HSBC, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Cathay Financial Group, and Shanghai Stock Exchange. ASIAINFO The troubled telecoms network and software solutions firm has appointed Ying Wu as an independent director to its board. Mr Wu replaced founding director Louis Lau, who has resigned from the board. Chairman James Ding said Mr Ying was chosen for his 'deep knowledge of the Chinese telecoms market and his experience in leading a rapidly growing Nasdaq-listed company'. A veteran to the telecoms industry, Mr Wu is the co-founder and vice-chairman of UTStarcom and president of UTStarcom China. Before founding Starcom in 1991, which later merged with Unitech in 1995 to become today's UTStarcom, Mr Wu was a senior project manager of AT&T Bell Labs, which he joined in 1987. He holds a master's degree in Electrical Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology and a BSc in wireless communication from Beijing Industrial University. INTENTIA Enterprise-software provider Intentia International has appointed Don Sullivan (above) regional general manager for Greater China. Mr Sullivan will be in charge of the newly merged China and Hong Kong offices, following the recent announcement that Intentia had become a wholly-owned foreign enterprise. He will be responsible for Intentia's sales, services and operations across the mainland and Hong Kong. Intentia's customers in China include China Southwest Airlines, The Tap Group, Diadora, Cummins, IKEA, Sandvik, Wanxi Pharmaceutical, Wonderful Garments, Verde Holdings and Maersk. Mr Sullivan joined Intentia in January 2001 as the regional manager for large accounts, based in Singapore. He moved to Hong Kong in January, to handle Intentia's direct sales in Greater China and Singapore. Mr Sullivan previously worked for Hong Kong-based online business exchange Rebound International, where he was vice-president of business development. Prior to that, he worked with Itochu in Tokyo, New York and Singapore. Originally from Michigan in the United States, Mr Sullivan graduated from Texas A&M University and is married with two sons. GIGAMEDIA GigaMedia, one of Taiwan's largest internet service providers and content providers, has announced a series of high-level departures following the failure of a management privatisation plan last month. Company chairman Nelson Chang has resigned from the firm, along with directors and audit committee members Richard Yang and David Chuang. Mr Yang, who joined the board in 2001, said he was leaving due to recent health concerns, while Mr Chuang was said to be going for personal reasons. GigaMedia provides cable modem and ADSL broadband internet services to 3.1 million Taiwan households and 417,000 businesses. The company also operates corporate broadband firm Koos Broadband Telecom. It operates Taiwan's two largest music-store chains, Rose Records and Tachung Records, through its subsidiary, G-Music. The two chains control about half of Taiwan's music market. The company announced the appointment of two new board members: Daniel Wu and Gwo-yeu Tsai. Mr Wu is chairman of Grand Pacific Petrochemical, Biocare and Videoland - all in Taiwan. Mr Wu was chairman of Precision Semiconductor Mask Corp from 1998 to 2000 and vice-chairman of Crimson Asia Capital Holdings from 1997 to 2000. Earlier, he was president of Grand Pacific Petrochemical from 1992 to 1994 and president of Wyse Technology from 1990 to 1994. He was chairman of Monte Jade Science & Technology Association from 1993 to 1994. Gwo-yeu Tsai is the chief secretariat of the board of directors of Taiwan Cement Corp. He received his law degree from Soochow University. STORAGETEK The storage services giant has named Matthew Liang (above) as services director, Greater China. Mr Liang, who has spent 30 years in the services industry, will be in charge of building direct services teams in Greater China, developing the company's services strategy and helping customers design and implement integrated business solutions. Mr Liang was previously general manager for HP Services Hong Kong, where he helped integrate Compaq's services team after the merger of the two firms. Before the merger, he was customer services director, Greater China, of Compaq Computer, and before that director of multivendor customer services at Digital Hong Kong. LUMINOUS NETWORKS The supplier of multifunctional network platforms for networking and telecoms carriers has appointed Yudan Jin general manager and president of its China business. Mr Jin, who has spent 20 years in the telecoms networking industry, was until recently president of Marconi Corp, Asia Pacific. He will be responsible for growing the firm's channel and customer base, support and service infrastructure, and overseeing production in China. The company has its China headquarters in Shanghai and recently opened a new sales and support office in Beijing. Its products aggregate voice, data, video, and wavelength services across optical networks. Before joining Marconi, Mr Jin was president of Asia-Pacific operations for network equipment firm FORE Systems. He has held senior positions at 3Com, Beijing, China Hewlett-Packard and the Ministry of Electronic Industry.