Sanjay Rohtagi is Symantec's President ,Sales, for India

Bangalore, January 15, 2014 – Sanjay Rohatgi is the new President – Sales-- for Symantec Corp. in India.

An industry veteran, Rohatgi has worked in the ICT industry for over 23 years in various roles across multiple geographies. He was most recently, the Managing Director, Service Provider for India & SAARC. In this capacity, Sanjay was responsible for leading Cisco’s business with telecom service providers and cable operators across the region. Prior to Cisco, Sanjay has worked with Nortel Networks in Hong Kong, Telstra and BHP Billiton in Australia, and British Telecom in the UK.Rohatgi holds an MBA from Macquarie Graduate School of Management, Sydney, Australia and a Masters in Opto-Electronic from Strathclyde University, U.K. He also holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronics & Telecommunications from India.

Says Bernard Kwok, Symantec's senior vice president, Asia Pacific and Japan:“We are very excited to make some very senior level strategic hires to lead and drive growth for the company. Sanjay is a strong leader with a proven ability to innovate, form and foster a strong partner and customer ecosystem” said “India is a high growth market for Symantec and we look forward to Sanjay’s leadership and experience to help us grow faster and more effectively in this stage of our transformation.”

“I am really excited to join Symantec at such a crucial juncture in the company’s history,” adds Rohtagi, “Symantec is a global leader committed to making the world a safer place by protecting and managing people’s information. I am really excited to lead Symantec’s sales team in India and am looking forward to contributing to the company’s success by leveraging its strong pool of talented employees, world class products and building on its strong partner network.”

Symantec is a global leader in security, backup and availability solutions