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Synology® Announces Management Changes for 2019

Taipei, Taiwan—January 3, 2019—Synology Inc. today announced a major reshuffle in senior management for 2019. Former CEO, Derren Lu, will oversee the Software Development Group. Philip Wong, Founder and Chairman of Synology, will take on the role of CEO while appointing Simon Hwang as General Manager for the Asia-Pacific region.

"Under Lu's leadership, Synology's business continues to grow and expand at a fast rate. Looking into the future, we believe product innovation is the key to elevating our business to another level. We are grateful that Lu was willing to rise to the challenge," said Wong.

To accelerate the Asia-Pacific region's business development, Synology named Hwang, who has many years of experience in the IT industry, as General Manager for the Asia-Pacific region. Hwang, said, " We will invest more resources in the region and work with our partners more closely to create a successful 2019."

Before joining Synology, Hwang founded E-TEN Information Systems Co. and later joined Acer Inc. while serving as Executive Director at the Taipei Computer Association. The new management changes take effect immediately.

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Synology creates network-attached storage, IP surveillance solutions, and network equipment that transform the way users manage data, conduct surveillance, and manage networks in the cloud era. By taking full advantage of the latest technologies, Synology aims to help users centralize data storage and backup, share files on-the-go, implement professional surveillance solutions, and manage networks in reliable and affordable ways. Synology is committed to delivering products with forward-thinking features and the best in class customer services.

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