New Delhi : EMC India has appointed Sumant Pal as Head, Global Services, for India. EMC’s Global Services business offers services that enable customers’ to leverage the power of information in their organizations. Global Services offers managed services such as cost-effective, 24×7 remote monitoring services, residency services, and comprehensive management of the information infrastructure tailored to a customer’s requirements.
In this new role, Sumant will be spearheading and driving the opportunity for Global Services to establish its strategic direction for customer implementations, and identify new capabilities and opportunities for EMC’s Global Services operations. He will work closely with Manoj Chugh, President, EMC India & SAARC.
Commenting on the appointment, Manoj Chugh, President, EMC India & SAARC, said, “EMC truly understands the unique and great challenges CIOs will face with information management, especially with digital information exploding 45-fold by 2020 globally. Our Global Services business is designed to help customers leverage EMC’s deep and rich consulting expertise in information infrastructure management, and we are extremely pleased to have Sumant Pal, one of EMC’s top leaders in the Asia Pacific & Japan region, lead this critical role in India.”
Sumant has been with EMC for over 10 years, where he has made significant contributions in various senior roles in Product Sales, Channels, Alliances, Pre-sales, Consulting Sales and Services Practice Leadership. Prior to this, Sumant worked in the US for 20 years which included assignments in Europe transitioning the Accenture consulting practices to EMC.
EMC’s Global Services forms a key part of the company’s India operations and plays a pivotal role in EMC Corporation’s global market strategy. In September 2009, EMC announced its commitment of an additional investment of USD1.5 billion in India, taking its cumulative investment to USD2 billion in the country. The investment highlights the importance of India operations in the overall growth strategy and also as an important source of innovation to continue EMC’s technology leadership in markets around the world.