Veeam Promotes Shiva Pillay to Senior Vice President for Asia Pacific and Japan

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Veeam Software has announced the appointment of Shiva Pillay as SVP to lead the Asia Pacific and Japan. Shiva has been promoted from his position as Vice President of sales and field operations, APJ. He will spearhead the company’s growth strategy in the region. Further, he will report to Bill Largent, Chairman and CEO at Veeam.


On the promotion, Bill states that Shiva has an exceptional skill set and aptitude for fostering and maintaining meaningful relationships. “This will no doubt contribute to Veeam cementing its position as a key market player in 2021 and beyond. 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. Shiva is a born leader, and I have every confidence he will lead our APJ team to great success this year,” he further added.

About Shiva Pillay

Shiva has formerly been in roles at The SCE Group, Prevalent Inc. and SevOne. In the new role, he brings experience across sales, consulting, and revenue generation. He joined Veeam in mid-2018 as VP of sales and field operations of APJ. Back then, he led all Inside Sales, Cloud Service Providers, Channels, Alliances, Pre-Sales and Professional Services functions across the region.

On his appointment, Pillay said, “Our APJ business is growing at an exceptional rate. This would not be possible without the support of our customers and our partner ecosystem. We have a world-class team from senior leadership through to every Veeam employee in the region, with a sole focus on helping our customers accelerate their Cloud Data Management journey. In 2021, we are well-positioned to further extend our growth position across the region.”

With his new role, he states that he will further invest in the partner and alliances ecosystem and work with the Veeam team to bring the new innovative solutions to market in a way 'the customers want to consume them.'

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