John Tavares joins Commvault as VP Global Channel

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Mumbai: John Tavares, a Dell EMC veteran has joined the enterprise data management vendor Commvault.

Commvault appointed John Taveres as new VP, Global Channel and Alliances. With this appointment, Commvault has strengthened its Partner business globally.

In his new role, Tavares will be responsible for overseeing the growth of Commvault’s Global Partner Organisation. He will also be strengthening the company’s relationships with partners worldwide.

As a Dell EMC veteran, Tavares had held a variety of sales leadership positions for the past 25. He worked for EMC for many years and continued through the merger with Dell.

Tavares was instrumental in driving Dell EMC’s datacentre business encompassing software, hardware and services. He built a world-class sales team and increased revenue year-over-year.

“I am excited to bring my long-standing sales expertise to Commvault and aid the company in continuing to grow its reputation for providing trusted enterprise-grade data management solutions across the global channel,“ said John Tavares.

“The Global Partner Organisation has done some amazing things, especially during such uncertain times this past year. I look forward to building on this momentum and creating long-lasting partnerships that will truly benefit our customers,” added Tavares.

With this change, Commvault’s former VP – Global Partner Organisation, Mercer Rowe will be taking on the role of AVP for Commvault’s business in Japan.

He will be focused on growing Metallic, Commvault’s SaaS division, in the region and further strengthening Commvault’s presence in Asia-Pacific.

“John is joining Commvault at the perfect time – bringing his wealth of valuable expertise to the Global Partner Organisation and serving as a barometer of what we can expect in this next fiscal year,” said Riccardo Di Blasio, CRO – Commvault.

“With John as the head of our GPO, working closely with our regional leadership, I am confident that our partnership opportunities will flourish, reaching new audiences and increasing productivity,” added Di Blasio.

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