Executive movements: New appointments, promotions and resignations at channel centric companies

Here is your one stop for the latest news on executive movements in the channel space.

Top executive movements is where you can keep up with the latest appointments and gain valuable insight into the job market. As the roles of executive changes every now and then, here is a compiled list of top executives who have moved on and joined new venture. If you think we have missed out on any names or if you know any recent movement, kindly email the details to prajeet_nair@idgindia.com.

 

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 November 2018
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Name: Thomas KurianThomas Kurian
Designation: CEO
Company: Google Cloud Business

Joined

 

Thomas Kurian, the Indian-American former President of Oracle Product Development will be heading Google's cloud business. The former President of Oracle’s Product Development, Thomas Kurian is a veteran in the space of tech leadership. He has spearheaded a 35,000-person software development team across 32 countries and developed products that generated USD 35 billion in annual revenues including USD 5.5 billion in cloud revenue for Oracle.

Former Oracle executive Thomas Kurian to head Google Cloud Business

 

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Name: Sunil MahaleSunil Mahale
Designation: Vice President, APJ (Asia Pacific and Japan) 
Company: ThoughtSpot

Joined

 

Sunil Mahale joined ThoughtSpot on November 12, 2018, the company confirmed in an official statement provided exclusively to IDG India. Sunil’s title is Vice President, Asia Pacific and Japan, according to the statement. Mahale will oversee all business activity in the region, including helping grow ThoughtSpot’s engineering center in Bangalore, India, expanding ThoughtSpot’s ecosystem of systems integrators, VARs, channels resellers, and other partners.

Sunil Mahale appointed APJ Chief at ThoughtSpot

 

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Name:  Parag KhuranaParag Khurana
Designation: Managing Director, India and SAARC
Company: F5 Networks

Quit

Parag was the Managing Director for India and SAARC at F5 Networks for over five years. Prior to joining F5 in April 2013, Parag was the Head - Public Sector at HP India. F5 has confirmed Parag’s exit. Parag Khurana has resigned from F5 to pursue another opportunity. 

India leader Parag Khurana leaves F5

 

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Name: Vineet GehaniVineet Gehani
Designation: Director - Technology and Channels
Company: Xerox
Joined

Xerox India has appointed Vineet Gehani as Director of Technology and Channels. Vineet, who joins Xerox from HP, will help the brand drive further growth in the Indian and South Asian markets with an increased focus on expanding Xerox’s technology availability across the channel. He will lead the channel sales team in India and South Asia, helping drive profitability for all Xerox products and services – such as office equipment, production printing equipment, channel managed print services and solutions, consumables and paper – as well as focus on strategic partner development and expanding Xerox’s go-to-market network.

Xerox India appoints Vineet Gehani as Director - Technology and Channels

 

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Name: Sunil BridSunil Brid
Designation: Managing Director, India and SAARC
Company: Infinidat
Joined

Sunil Bird has joined Infinidat. He has been appointed as the India chief of enterprise data storage solutions provider Infinidat. He is expected to start driving the business immediately for Infinidat, according to the statement. He will lead Infinidat’s India initiative as Managing Director and he will look after all activities to promote the brand in the country. Tech leader Sunil has been a storage expert in India for over a decade, and has helped several global companies establish their storage business in India.

Sunil Brid appointed India Chief at Infinidat