Google opens office in Malaysia to serve Google Adwords advertisers and Google products users

January 27th, 2011

The giant search engine, Google is growing fast. Just after the new that it will hire a record number of people this year “across the board and around the globe”, now it strengthen its presence in South East Asia by officially announced to open an office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Followed by Google’s first Southeast Asian office in Singapore four years back, Malaysia office would be the second in Southeast Asia. The Malaysian operation would customize products such as Google Maps, Google News and Google Translate for the local market that make Malaysians lives easier.

Google SEA managing director Julian Persaud, Dato Mukhriz and Sajith (from left-right) at the opening of the new Google Malaysia office

Google SEA managing director Julian Persaud, Dato Mukhriz and Sajith (from left-right) at the opening of the new Google Malaysia office

Google Southeast Asia chief Julian Persaud said Malaysia has one of the “highest percentages of usage of Google’s Web browser, Chrome, in Asia Pacific” together with 17 million Internet users from a population of 27 million.

As the first and only Google Adwords Certified Partner in Malaysia, Locus-T hopes the opening of Google office in Malaysia can help advertisers to explore their market locally and internationally through search engine marketing besides providing more localized products for Malaysians.

Dato’ Mukhriz Mahathir, the Deputy Minister of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) said, “We hope that Google’s entry will encourage more local business to go online and tap into international market.”

“The online environment in Malaysia is growing rapidly, with significant developments in both broadband Internet access and e-commerce activities,” he told reporter. Household broadband penetration in Malaysia now stands 55.6 percent, surpassing last year’s target of 50 percent.

With Malaysia’s high population of Internet users, and high growth is expected due to significant developments taking place in both broadband Internet access and e-commerce activities – Google Malaysia office definitely will serve search engine marketing advertisers to further expand to the Southeast Asian market.

If you are interested to explore more on Google adwords and internet marketing, kindly contact Google Adwords Certified Partner now.

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