Singapore, April 28: As a consequence of separating the operations of Symantec and Veritas, Sanjay Rohatgi is to be Senior Vice President, Sales, in the Asia Pacific and Japan region for Symantec. He will be based in Singapore.
Prior to this appointment Rohatgi was vice president -- Sales for Symantec in India. He joined Symantec after an illustrious career at Cisco where , most recently, he held the position of Managing Director, Service Provider for India and SAARC. At Cisco, Rohatgi has also been the Managing Director for Indonesia for two years and prior to this, led the Service Provider group for Asia based out of Singapore. Before joining Cisco, Rohatgi worked with Nortel Networks in Hong Kong , Telstra and BHP Billiton in Australia , and British Telecom in the UK.
"These are exciting times for Symantec -- at the highest level, our mission continues to be about keeping our customers safe from ever-evolving digital threats, so they are confident to move business forward," said Adrian Jones , Executive Vice President, worldwide sales, Symantec. "As we work to deliver innovation and value for our customers, I couldn't think of a better successor than Sanjay to take over the role as APJ sales leader. He is a dynamic leader with a stellar track record of consistently outperforming targets, building strong teams and driving incredible growth."
Adds Rohtagi: " Symantec is a proven and trusted leader in security with leading overall market share -- twice the nearest competitor. The company's security business sees more, analyzes more, and knows more about security threats than any other company in the world."
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 .