News: VMware appoints leaders for its business in India & APJ

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VMware appoints leaders for its business in India & APJ

In 2018, VMware announced a $2 Bn in VMware-specific investment in India over five years as part of the company’s overall global investment strategy and now with these two key appointments, the company further strengthens its efforts.
VMware appoints leaders for its business in India & APJ

VMware has roped in Pradeep Nair for the role of Vice President and Managing Director, India and Arun Parameswaran, who has been in-charge of the India business for the past 5 years, will now lead VMware’s enterprise business in the region as Vice President, Enterprise Business, Asia Pacific and Japan.

Pradeep Nair comes with 20 years of experience in the IT industry. He was in his latest role working as the Managing Director of India and South Asia operations at Autodesk, Inc. He has deep knowledge of SaaS and subscription business transformation and has built strategic partnerships across the region. In the past he has also worked with IBM Software Group, led IBM's developer relations and academic initiatives that drove mass- adoption of IBM technology among India's significant developer and student communities. 

So far in India, VMware has had tremendous learnings from their customers in India shared Duncan Hewett, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific and Japan. Parameswaran has transformed the country’s business by building solid customer relationships. Considering his strong track record of working collaboratively with customers and partners to help architect solutions with VMware’s technologies, the firm will be drawing from his deep experience to help enterprise customers across Asia Pacific and Japan. And in India Nair would have to fill in his shoes and take the company towards its next phase of growth. 

Duncan Hewett, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific and Japan said: “This is a fantastic time to join VMware and I am delighted to welcome Pradeep to the team and continue to deliver great outcomes for our customers.”

As India is a key part of VMware’s global strategy with Sales and R&D operations, Nair has a lot of responsibility on his shoulders. How he leads the business towards more growth is to look forward to.

Topics: #Appointments, Leadership

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