Vivek Sharma takes over as Director-Data Center Business, Lenovo India

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

New Delhi [India], Apr. 12 (ANI): Lenovo India on Wednesday announced the appointment of Vivek Sharma as the company's new Director, Data Center Group, effective immediately. Sharma will be based in Bangalore and will report to Sumir Bhatia, Vice President, Data Centre Group, Asia Pacific, Lenovo. Vivek will also be part of Lenovo's India Leadership Team which is led by India MD and CEO, Rahul Agarwal. As the new India DCG leader, Vivek will be responsible for driving profitable growth in India. He will focus on customer-centric solutions as well as manage an extensive product portfolio including server, storage, software, services and networking. "I am really excited to lead the DCG business in India, at a time when the data center business is at an inflection point with immense growth potential, both immediate and long term. This space will see a definitive influx of some very disruptive technology. Lenovo, with its strong IT offering and a talented team, is in a position to leverage this changing ecosystem." said, Vivek Sharma, the newly-appointed Director. Sharma joins Lenovo from Dimension Data where, as the IDC and Cloud leader, he played a key role in transforming the ITSaaS and data center business. Prior to this, he held several leadership positions at Wipro, where he assisted the company to become a major force in India's public sector. "We have made tremendous progress in our goal to become the most trusted advisor for the data center over the past year, including building a world-class innovative portfolio and forging best-of-breed partnerships with other technology leaders. We are confident that Vivek's rich experience and proven leadership skills will enable us to rapidly accelerate our scale and progress here," said Sumir Bhatia, VP, Data Center Group, Asia Pacific. Vivek's appointment comes after Lenovo's recent announcement of several organisational moves to strengthen its management and advance the company's vision to become the most trusted global data center partner. (ANI)