Veeam Software promotes Shiva Pillay as SVP for APJ

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Mumbai: Veeam Software appointed Shiva Pillay as SVP (Senior Vice President) to lead the Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) region. Prior, Shiva worked in the role of VP of Sales and Field operations, APJ.

Pillay will be reporting to Bill Largent, chairman and CEO at Veeam. He will spearhead the company’s growth strategy in the region.

Veeam recently announced its Q4’2020 global results. It posted another quarter of double-digit growth with annual recurring revenue (ARR) of 22% year-over-year (YoY) and 24% per cent YoY increase in APJ.

“Shiva’s exceptional skill set and aptitude for fostering and maintaining meaningful relationships will no doubt contribute to Veeam cementing its position as a key market player in 2021 and beyond,” commented Bill Largent, Chairman and CEO – Veeam Software.

“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,” added Largent.

Formerly in roles at The SCE Group, Prevalent Inc. and SevOne, Pillay brings to the role experience across sales, consulting, and revenue generation. He joined Veeam in mid-2018 as VP, Sales and Field operations – APJ. He was, responsible for leading all Inside Sales, Cloud Service Providers, Channels, Alliances, Pre-Sales and Professional Services functions across the region.

“Our APJ business is growing at an exceptional rate. Which would not be possible without the continued support of our customers and 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,” said Pillay.

“In 2021, we are well-positioned to further extend our growth position across the region. I am excited to further invest in our partner and alliances ecosystem. And work with the Veeam team to bring our new innovative solutions to market in a way our customers want to consume them,” he added.

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