New Delhi:Lenovo India, a global technology brand and one of the world’s leading PC and Tablet players has announced appointment of Shailendra Katyal as Executive Director & India PCSD Consumer Leader.
Shailendra, who is based in Bangalore, will report to Rahul Agarwal, Managing Director & CEO-Lenovo India.
He will be responsible for leading the growth strategy to further strengthen Lenovo’s consumer business. Shailendra will focus on driving sustainable, profitable growth across multiple routes-to-market for the consumer business and build a more consumer-centric organization.
With over two decades of experience in building consumer-focused businesses in India and South Asia, Shailendra was previously associated with Wipro, where he was responsible for leading New Business initiatives, organic and inorganic, which entailed leading the M&A office, incubating the E-commerce business, and leading the Innovation pipeline for new category launches.
In his previous innings at Lenovo, he started as CMO for the India region, launched the Tablet business, led the P&L for the Home & Small Business portfolio and lastly led the Strategy office and E-commerce business.
“With his rich experience, I am confident that he will be an asset to the consumer team and bring in a fresh perspective. I wish him the very best for his new role and look forward to working him. This appointment is in line with our growth strategy, as we continue to strengthen our position in the PC market,” said MD and CEO, India”>Lenovo India, Rahul Agarwal.
“I am delighted to have the opportunity to lead the consumer business for India”>Lenovo India. India remains a high growth opportunity for Lenovo with increasing digitization of the economy. We see a lot of headroom for growth for us in the country given the strong technology and product innovation that Lenovo brings to the table as a global technology leader. I am thrilled to be on board and look forward to an exciting journey ahead,” Shailendra Katyal said on his appointment.