Lenovo India names Rahul Agarwal as managing director

Computer manufacturing company Lenovo appointed Rahul Agarwal as the managing director for its India operations, effective from Monday.

Agarwal takes over from Amar Babu, who will now take on a regional mandate as chief operating officer, Lenovo, Asia Pacific and chairman, Lenovo India.

“Rahul, over the last 3 years, has led the commercial business successfully and steered its tremendous growth which significantly contributed to Lenovo India’s overall success. During the last 10 years at Lenovo, Rahul managed many roles in sales and marketing and has contributed significantly in growing the brand in the country,” said Lenovo in a statement.

Rahul Agarwal, Managing Director of Lenovo India
Rahul Agarwal takes charge at a time, when Lenovo is gearing up for its next phase of growth, diversifying beyond PCs into the smart connected devices while maintaining PC focus.

Rahul, over the last 3 years, has led the Commercial Business which contributed to Lenovo India’s success. During the last 10 years at Lenovo, Rahul managed many roles in sales and marketing and has contributed significantly in growing the brand in the country.
With the integration of Motorola Mobility and IBM x86 business being complete, Lenovo will have the scale and efficiency to operate more effectively as an end-to-end devices player. Lenovo’s recent launch of a range of enterprise and consumer devices in the region shows the company is poised to make India a growth engine in the enterprise and consumer technology market.

Rahul Agarwal has been the executive director of Commercial & Enterprise Business, Lenovo India, and has been heading the Commercial Business since April 2011. Post the acquisition of IBM’s x86 server business in 2014, Lenovo’s Commercial Business also includes the server division.

Before the current role, Rahul played several key roles including heading the Lenovo marketing and leading Lenovo’s global marketing hub in Bangalore. Prior to Lenovo, Rahul was associated with IBM’s PCD (PC Division).

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