Veeam Software has announced the appointment of Belinda Jurisic for the newly created role of Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) Channel Director. Promoted from her previous role as Veeam’s Head of Channel, Australia and New Zealand, Belinda will help drive growth across all segments and will continue to strengthen channel partnerships.
As APJ Channel Director, Belinda will be responsible for leading Veeam’s channel teams across the region, working with a network of more than 3,000 resellers and distributors and driving the uptake of the company’s cloud data management solutions. She will report directly to Shiva Pillay, Vice President for Sales and Field Operations, Veeam APJ.
Formerly in roles at Citrix, HPE and two years as the Head of Channel role at Veeam Australia and New Zealand, Belinda brings more than 17 years of experience in channel partner management.
On her appointment, Belinda said, “This is an extraordinary opportunity to lead the APJ channel business and to maximise the strong growth opportunities for Veeam and our channel partners. Veeam is a disruptor in this digital economy and the volume of data generated makes availability a critical aspect in the management process. It’s an exciting time to lead the channel arm of the business and in turn help our customers and partners achieve their backup and cloud data management strategy.”
Pillay commented, “As a channel-centric business, partnerships are critical in helping Veeam provide best-of-breed Intelligent Data Management solutions to our customers as they embark on their digital transformation journey.”
Shiva added, “Our partners play a pivotal role in realising the true value of Veeam’s proposition to deliver cloud data management. We couldn’t be more excited promoting Belinda to this role and on joining the functional leadership team to help deliver an even better channel experience for our partners. We are certain with Belinda’s industry leadership and depth of experience, she will be instrumental in our growth.”