Vijendra Katiyar to lead Trend Micro in India, SAARC

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Bangalore: Vijendra Katiyar appointed as Trend Micro’s Country Manager for India and SAARC. The appointment is with immediate effect, according to a company release.

With this appointment, Trend Micro has elevated Katiyar from the position of Director – Enterprise Business to the leadership role of Country Manager.

Based in Mumbai, Vijendra Katiyar will be leading Trend Micro’s India and SAARC operations. He will be focusing on steering customer and business growth and increasing the company’s overall market share across India. His remit will also include strengthening engagement with channel partners to help deepen customer engagement and success.

His experience spans diverse portfolios ranging from sales and thought leadership in cybersecurity to technical consulting across industries. Under his well-versed leadership skills, Trend Micro India’s existing customers will continue to receive the same level of service and commitment they have come to expect from Trend Micro.

Katiyar’s association Trend Micro has been for the past nine years. Since he joined the company in 2012, he held different positions, from Regional Account Manager to National Sales Manager – India & SAARC and led the Cloud Security business for Trend Micro.

Prior his new role, Katiyar served as Director – Enterprise Business, India & SAARC. He has driven strategic business decisions with effective tools and processes, translating to 100% revenue growth in the last four years.

“India is an important strategic market for us, and we are excited for Vijendra to take on this new leadership role. His proven capability of leading high-performance teams, astute business acumen and deep expertise in cybersecurity is extremely valued,” said Nilesh Jain, VP – Southeast Asia and India, Trend Micro.

“We have experienced significant growth in the past year, and I look forward to build on this momentum to lead Trend Micro through the next phase of growth,” said Vijendra Katiyar, Country Manager, India and SAARC, Trend Micro.

“With strong tailwinds supporting our business and growth levers in place. I’m confident that we are well placed to meet the demands and challenges in cybersecurity. And helping enterprises in securing their digital transformation journey. I look forward to working more closely with our customers, channel partners and other key stakeholders to build stronger collaborations, build synergies and scale business,” added Katiyar.

Katiyar holds a master’s degree in business IT from RMIT University, Australia and is a BE graduate in electronics and telecommunication from Bharati Vidyapeeth University. He has also successfully pursued a team leadership program at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad among many others.

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