Symantec appoints Sanjay Rohatgi as president – Sales

Symantec today announced the appointment of Sanjay Rohatgi as president – Sales for India.

Based in Delhi, Rohatgi will be responsible for leading Symantec’s business and driving growth across enterprise and consumer business by developing and delivering on business strategy.

An industry veteran, Rohatgi has worked in the ICT industry for over 23 years in various roles across multiple geographies. He joins Symantec after an illustrious career at Cisco where most recently, he held the position of 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. Under his leadership, Cisco was recognised for local innovation and leveraging India based R&D to create market specific solutions. Prior to Cisco, Sanjay worked with Nortel Networks in HongKong, Telstra and BHP Billiton in Australia and British Telecom in the UK.

“Symantec is going through a transformation and 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 Bernard Kwok, senior vice president, Asia Pacific and Japan, Symantec Corporation.

“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,” added Kwok.

“I am really excited to join Symantec at such a crucial juncture in the company’s history,” said Sanjay Rohatgi, president – sales, India.

“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.”

Rohatgi holds an MBA from Macquarie Graduate School of Management, Sydney, Australia and a Masters in Opto-Electronic from Strathclyde University, UK. He also holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronics & Telecommunications from India.

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