California-based technologycompany Digital Theatre Systems (DTS) has opened its newest global office inHong Kong to coordinate company activities in the Asia-Pacific region.

The company has hired KinChan as director of business development for Greater China to overseeoperations from Hong Kong and focus on business development in the GreaterChina area, including China, Taiwan and Australia.

Headquartered in AgouraHills in California, DTS also maintains offices in Guangzhou, China, Twyford,England, Bangor, Northern Ireland, and Tokyo, Japan.

Prior to joining DTS, Kinserved as chief executive officer of LECCO Technology Limited, and before thathe served in the same capacity at a Chinese network security technology companyin Hong Kong.

"On the heels ofestablishing a presence in Guangzhou last year, the addition of an office inHong Kong, and the appointment of Kin Chan further demonstrates DTS' commitmentto the region," DTS president and chief executive officer Jon Kirchner said ina statement.

"Kin has a great backgroundin both technology and marketing, and he knows the Asia-Pacific market verywell. We are looking to his proven leadership to grow our business there."