BANGALORE, India — SAP (NYSE: SAP) today announced the appointment of Ravi Chauhan as managing director for SAP India, further strengthening the senior management team of SAP Asia Pacific Japan. Effective immediately, Ravi will be responsible for driving SAP India’s growth strategy and operations across the country. Based in Bangalore, Ravi Chauhan reports directly to Adaire Fox-Martin, President of SAP Asia Pacific Japan.
“As a technology hub and with its vast network of enterprises, entrepreneurs and users, India is undoubtedly a key market for SAP in the region and globally,” said Adaire Fox-Martin, President of SAP Asia Pacific Japan. “We are confident that Ravi brings the right set of skills and experience to lead SAP India to continued success, as we increasingly address the needs of India’s rising millennial workforce.”
Ravi Chauhan brings close to three decades of wide-ranging IT industry and management experience to SAP, with a track record of increasing market share, winning key customers and leading effective teams. Chauhan joins SAP after four years at Juniper Networks, where he last served as Managing Director, India and South Asia. From 2000 to 2009, Ravi held leadership roles at Nortel Networks such as General Manager (Global), Contact Center and Unified Communications Software; Managing Director, India; and Vice President, Enterprise Business, India.
“SAP plays an important role as a global leader in cloud and innovation.” said Ravi “I am excited to work closely with Indian customers to help them leverage the latest technology innovations that will drive successful business outcomes.”
With over 400 million millennials, India stands as the country with the most individuals in this generation. SAP’s innovations in cloud, mobile and social platforms are increasingly catered to the workplace of the future and the global networked economy, with applications and solutions across all industries.
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