Bhaskar Bakthavatsalu will leave Check Point by end of this year.
The former India MD Bhaskar has been with security giant Checkpoint Software Technologies from the year of 2004.
Bhaskar Bakthavatsalu has tendered his resignation and will be with Check Point till the end of December 2019 informed official statement from Checkpoint exclusively to IDG India.
Last month Sundar N Balasubramanian was appointed India MD for Check Point replacing Bhaskar.
“Bhaskar has been with Check Point since 2004 and has contributed to the growth of our business in India. We would like to thank him for his contributions and wish him the best in his future endeavours,” said the company’s official statement.
IDG India had exclusively reported on Sundar becoming the new India leader few weeks before the company made the official announcement.
At the time of Sundar’s appointment as new India Chief, Bhaskar was moved to a new global role.
Bhaskar Bakthavatsalu, who was the Managing Director for India and SAARC for over fifteen years at Check Point has been promoted to a global role at the cyber security company, said the company statement in September first week.
However it was largely anticipated in the industry circles that Bhaskar might eventually move out of Check Point.
Bhaskar has been with Check Point since 2004 and has contributed to the growth of our business in India. We would like to thank him for his contributions and wish him the best in his future endeavours
The Official statement by Check Point
And within the month of this rejig announcement of India’s top management at Check Point, it is now confirmed that Bhaskar will move out of the company.
Checkpoint with new India leader is confident to dominate the Indian Cyber security market.
Sharat Sinha, Vice President / General Manager, Asia Pacific & Japan, Check Point Software Technologies states, “India continues to be an important market for Check Point in Asia Pacific. Under the strong leadership of our Managing Director for India and SAARC, Sundar N Balasubramanian, our team of over 150 employees and our network of partners will continue to meet the market’s cyber security needs as India’s economy continues to grow and organisations across sectors embrace digital transformation.”
Bhaskar was instrumental to lead the company’s operations for last fifteen years when he joined Checkpoint in 2004 to build sales, technical, management and channel ecosystem of the security company from grounds up.