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Adobe Appoints New Asia-Pacific President

Adobe has announced that James McCready, the current president of Adobe Japan, will expand his role to lead Adobe’s operations in Japan and Asia Pacific (APAC).  

McCready joined Adobe as president of Adobe Japan in April 2018 following previous roles as vice president of APAC and Japan at Dell EMC. 

“James brings incredible experience to Adobe and I look forward to seeing him continue to grow Adobe’s business across APAC in his expanded role,” said Matt Thompson, Adobe executive vice president of worldwide field operations. 

McCready is taking over the APAC role from Paul Robson who is moving from APAC to President of Adobe in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) 

Thompson said of Robson: “As president of APAC, Paul has done a phenomenal job setting and driving our strategy in this important market. I am confident he will make a significant impact on our business in EMEA.”

The news comes ahead of Adobe’s fourth quarter and fiscal year 2018 earnings report, via conference call held this Thursday, December 13.

Adobe stock rose by 3.02% to trade at $245.18 on Monday on the NASDAQ exchange. The stock has traded at $260.7200 at its highest and $237.2300 at its lowest during the past seven days.

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