Praveen Sahai is VP Channels for EMC in India and SAARC

New Delhi, July 04, 2012: Praveen Sahai is the new Vice President of Channels for EMC India and SAARC region. An EMC veteran, Praveen brings over 15 years of leadership experience at EMC to the role, having held various positions in sales, marketing, pre sales and corporate affairs. 

Prior to this role, Praveen was Director of Sales for India & SAARC at EMC’s Iomega business division. Before joining EMC, he spent time at Sun Microsystems, and Citrix.

He will also spearhead EMC’s distribution and systems integrators strategy, deepening current partnerships and creating new ones to increase EMC’s footprint in the market. The company has identified 2012 as the year of the channel and this appointment reinforces EMC’s commitment to the channel community.

Says Joergen Jakobsen, Vice President, Channel Operations, Asia Pacific & Japan, EMC: “The Indian sub-continent is an extremely important market for EMC’s overall strategy in the channel segment. The channel has worked as a prime growth engine in this market and we continue to have a determined focus on channel development. Praveen’s appointment will strengthen our commitment to the channel community as we plan for further growth in the year ahead.”

Adds Rajesh Janey, President, EMC India & SAARC: “Praveen’s deep industry expertise and business acumen will be important in continuing EMC’s market leadership and momentum in the industry.”

EMC has over 200 partners in India spread across over 40 cities. .