Rajesh Janey rejoins EMC as Prez-India, SAARC

CIOL Bureau
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BANGALORE, INDIA: EMC today announced the appointment of Rajesh Janey as the president for its India & SAARC operations.


He will report to Steve Leonard, president, EMC Asia Pacific/Japan and takes over from Manoj Chugh, who will now focus fully on driving aggressive expansion of EMC's Global Accounts Program across Asia Pacific & Japan (APJ) as regional president, Global Accounts, APJ, said a press release.

Rajesh will lead EMC in India & 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 IT sales, services and channels, and joins EMC from NetApp where he was president, India and SAARC Sales.

Prior to NetApp, Rajesh held several roles in EMC India including vice president, Enterprise Business, India and SAARC; head of Channels; and vice president for North, East and Bangladesh business. He has also held a number of management positions in HP, Compaq, Digital, and Wipro, the release added.


Commenting on the appointment, Steve Leonard, president, EMC Asia Pacific/Japan, said, “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.”

“It is good to be back at EMC,” said Rajesh Janey, President, EMC India & SAARC. “EMC’s laser focus on its customers and partners, combined with its diverse and innovative range of technology portfolio offers a compelling value proposition to customers and partners in the region. I am also excited by the new opportunities that Cloud and Big Data provide EMC in this market,” he added.

Steve added that as they plan for further growth across APJ in the year ahead, it was clear to me that they need an executive with Manoj's deep experience to be fully focused on building and leading their Global Accounts team across the region.


“I am grateful that Manoj has helped bring EMC back to its leadership position in India over the past two years; however, now I need his help in areas outside India. Saying that  Manoj will continue to provide strategic advice, input and support to our India team as the Strategic Business Advisor for India,” he added.

“I am proud of how EMC has led, defined and transformed the information infrastructure market in India,” said Manoj Chugh, regional president, Global Accounts, APJ region.

“I am confident that Rajesh will be able to build on EMC’s clear market and technology leadership by helping our customers leverage their information for competitive advantage. I wish him every success in his new role and look forward to focusing on my regional role and playing a part in the fastest growing theatre for EMC,” he added.