Symantec India hires Cisco veteran Sanjay Rohatgi as president – sales

Online security vendor Symantec India has hired Cisco veteran Sanjay Rohatgi as president – sales.

The appointment is with immediate effect.

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, said Symantec in a statement.

At Cisco, he held the position of managing director, Service Provider for India & SAARC with responsibility 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.

Symantec India president - sales Sanjay Rohatgi

“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.

The appointment of Sanjay is important for Symantec. India is a high growth market for Symantec and his role is expected to assist Symantec to grow faster and more effectively in this stage of its transformation.

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