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Kingston Appoints Albert Ling Vice President of Consumer Markets Group for HyperX Gaming Peripherals and Kingston Digital

Fountain Valley, Calif. –  Kingston® Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products and parent company of HyperX, a provider of high-performance peripherals for PC and console gaming, today announced the appointment of Albert Ling as vice president of the Consumer Markets Group for Kingston and HyperX. In this new role, Ling will be responsible for managing integrated sales strategies and channel programs to help grow etail and retail strategies for Kingston Technology Company affiliates Kingston Digital and HyperX™.

“Albert Ling joins the Kingston/HyperX team at a particularly exciting time,” said mark leathem, VP HyperX Marketing.  “The need for ever faster and smaller memory devices, combined with the explosive growth opportunity in the gaming accessories market, created a need at Kingston for a seasoned consumer sales management professional.  Albert’s track record of creating strategies to optimize and extend distribution channels, and to maximize brand exposure, along with his leadership skills and experience, adds another impressive pillar to our management ranks.”

Previously, Ling served in multiple senior management roles at D-Link, a global leader in connectivity products for individuals and business, including executive vice president, senior vice president of channel sales, and director of U.S. sales. Throughout his tenure at D-Link, Ling’s strategic management and thought leadership was instrumental in supporting the company’s market growth. 

About Kingston Technology Company, Inc.

Founded in 1987, Kingston Technology Corporation offers a wide range of quality memory products and services designed for increased productivity and overall system performance. Through its ownership of Kingston Technology Company, Inc. and Kingston Digital, Inc., Kingston Technology Corporation is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of memory modules and digital media products.

About HyperX

HyperX is the high-performance product division of Kingston Technology developing a wide range of peripheral and memory products for PC and counsel gaming including headsets, keyboards, high-speed DDR4 and DDR3 memory, SSDs, USB Flash drives, and mouse pads. Targeted at gamers, overclockers and enthusiasts, HyperX is known throughout the world for quality, performance and innovation. HyperX is committed to eSports as it sponsors over 30 teams globally and is the main sponsor of Intel Extreme Masters. HyperX can be found at many shows including Brasil Game Show, China Joy, DreamHack, ESL One, and PAX. For more information visit

HyperX is a division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent memory manufacturer. Established in 2002, HyperX is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, USA. For more information, please call 800-337-8410 or visit