Rajesh Janey appointed India and SAARC EMC president

Rajesh Janey appointed India and SAARC EMC president

New Delhi: Storage solutions firm EMC on Monday announced the appointment of Rajesh Janey as the president for its India and SAARC operations.

Janey, who takes over from Manoj Chugh, will report to EMC Asia-Pacific/Japan (APJ) president Steve Leonard, EMC said in a statement.

Chugh will now focus on driving the aggressive expansion of EMC’s global accounts programme across APJ as regional president (global accounts - APJ), it added.

Janey will lead EMC in India and SAARC and will be responsible for driving the company’s growth and revenue in the region.

He brings more than 27 years of leadership experience in information technology (IT) sales, services and channels and joins EMC from NetApp, where he was president, India and SAARC sales.

Prior to NetApp, Janey held several roles in EMC India, including vice president, enterprise business, India and SAARC; and head of channels and vice president for its North, East and Bangladesh business, among others. He has also held a number of management positions in HP, Compaq, Digital and Wipro.

“The Indian sub-continent is a hugely important and strategic market for EMC, both in terms of innovation and growth. Rajesh’s return to EMC demonstrates our success and momentum in the region and I am pleased to welcome him as our new leader for India," Leonard said.