SAP appoints Kulmeet Bawa as President & MD of Indian Subcontinent
“The current pandemic environment requires companies to take swift action and accelerate digital transformation to become intelligent enterprises. At SAP we are committed to support our customers and help them transform, scale and win,” said Scott Russell, President, SAP APJ.
To help SAP and its customers transform, scale and win Russell counts on Kulmeet Bawa’s customer-centric approach and his focus on people and effective team-work, and names him President & MD of Indian Subcontinent. Bawa will be based in Gurgaon, Kulmeet will report directly to Russell.
Most recently, Bawa was the Chief Operating Officer for Resulticks where he led the growth strategy and execution of go-to-market for the organization. With cross functional experience of more than 25 years, he has served with the Indian Army in the Armored Corps, subsequently moving to the corporate side. He led the India & South Asia market for Adobe orchestrating businesses to digitally transform and drive excellence in customer experience, prior to that he was with Microsoft Corporation and Sun Microsystems, managing enterprise strategies across industries and portfolios.
“As India acclimatizes to the new reality in the new normal, it is important for businesses to permeate digital technologies in every industry, institution, business process, and individual experience,” said Bawa. “I am excited to move from Singapore back to India working closely with local customers, helping them adopt innovative technologies to achieve successful business outcomes,” he added.
Bawa replaces Deb Deep Sengupta, current SAP India MD and SAP veteran of two decades.
Under Deep’s guidance and leadership the organization achieved significant success with strong growth across several business areas. The company’s statement mentions that Deep’s next position will be announced in due course. Meanwhile, Deep will work closely with Bawa to ensure a smooth leadership transition for SAP’s customers and partners.