Juniper Networks, on Monday announced that Dinesh Verma has been appointed to the role of Managing Director, India & SAARC effective immediately.
With responsibility over all Go-to-Market (GTM) operations in region, Dinesh will be tasked with driving consistent high-impact growth for Juniper across India & SAARC – a top business priority within Juniper’s overall APAC strategy. His experience over three decades in leading key operations for top telecom and IT companies will be crucial in continuing Juniper’s seven consecutive quarters of growth in APAC.
A well-known individual within the Indian telecommunications industry, Dinesh most recently headed sales for British Telecom (BT) Global Services, the global telecom services arm of British Telecom. Prior to joining BT, he held similar leadership roles at IBM, Cisco and Ericsson.
“I’m delighted to join Juniper Networks at a time when digital transformation, which is a top priority for enterprises and government in India, is driving the Indian economy. With Juniper having already built a stellar foundation for success across the region, I’m excited to be a part of the team, driving our Indian growth story even further,” said Dinesh Verma.
Juniper’s Senior Vice President and General Manager of APAC, Daniel Hua, added, “Across various verticals and sectors, from service providers and enterprise to government and defense, Juniper Networks has for years been an integral part of India’s networking infrastructure and fabric. With a tremendous track record across decades of experience, Dinesh’s appointment highlights just how much of a priority India & SAARC is for us in the region. I look forward to working closely with Dinesh to build strong, strategic and consistent growth, as we continue to drive what we believe is the best in networking innovation, performance and automation for our partners and customers.”