Veeam promotes Shiva Pillay to senior vice president

  • Responsible for growth in APJ for data protection solutions
  • Experience in sales, consulting and revenue generation

Veeam promotes Shiva Pillay to senior vice presidentVEEAM Software has appointed Shiva Pillay to lead the Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) region as senior vice president, the backup solution provider said in a statement.

Reporting to Bill Largent, chairman and chief executive at Veeam, Pillay will lead Veeam APJ employees and will work closely with partners to continue the region’s growth trajectory as the vendor in providing modern data protection solutions for businesses of all sizes.

“Shiva’s exceptional skill set and aptitude for fostering and maintaining meaningful relationships will no doubt contribute to Veeam cementing its position as a key market player in 2021 and beyond,” said Largent.

“His determination to drive impactful change within the industry and his experience in demonstrating this so far within the company makes Shiva the perfect candidate for this role.”

Formerly having worked for The SCE Group, Prevalent Inc and SevOne, Pillay brings to his new role experience across sales, consulting, and revenue generation.

He joined Veeam in mid-2018 as vice president of sales and field operations of APJ and was responsible for leading all inside sales, cloud service providers, channels, alliances, pre-sales and professional services functions across the region.

“Our APJ business is growing at an exceptional rate, which would not be possible without the continued support of our customers and partner ecosystem.

“In 2021, we are well positioned to further extend our growth position across the region. I am excited to further invest in our partner and alliances ecosystem and work with the Veeam team to bring our new innovative solutions to market in a way our customers want to consume them.”  


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