WatchGuard Technologies appoints Ex-Symantec veteran to head India, Saarc

WatchGuard Technologies has apppinted Avinash Shrawan as its country manager, India and Saarc

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WatchGuard Technologies has appointed Avinash Shrawan as its country manager, India and Saarc.


Shrawan will be responsible for the company's India relations, strategy and growth for channels, mid-market and enterprise businesses.

" India has been a major market for WatchGuard, and with Avinash at the helm, WatchGuard hopes to scale its India business to greater heights ", said Scott Robertson , VP in Asia Pacific and Japan at WatchGuard Technologies .

Commenting on his new role, Shrawan, said, " I am excited to join WatchGuard which has a long history of technology innovations and years of industry leadership in providing security solutions for mid-market and enterprise customers. I look forward to drive and support its growth in India through channels by empowering them with out-of-box business models . "

Avinash has over 16 years of IT industry experience across Sales and Marketing functions. Prior to joining WatchGuard, Avinash was Director - Sales at Dassault Systemes, where during his three and half year stint he was instrumental in executing critical business transformation initiatives across 5 newest industry vertical business. He has had leadership roles before Dassault with Intuit and Symantec. At Symantec, Avinash drove a high level growth strategy from Tier 1, Tier 2 partners in the region as well as significant gains in market share for Storage and Security solutions.

"As a veteran in the security industry, Avinash knows all the fine details of the Indian enterprise security market and is the best person to expand our operations in India. We are looking forward to his leadership as we map our expansions in the country , " Scott added.