VMware Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a leading innovator in enterprise software, announced the appointment of Devan Parinpanayagam as the country manager of VMware Malaysia.
In this role, Devan will lead the company’s business development and market strategy for VMware in Malaysia, while strengthening the company’s local presence and customer relationships. He will also oversee sales and channel operations, supporting enterprises’ adoption of hybrid cloud solutions, software-defined data centre and end-user computing offerings as they scale and grow in today’s digital economy.
“As Malaysia makes a big push for digitalization to remain on par with the global economy, Devan’s appointment will be critical in boosting VMware’s drive to enable local businesses to reach their full potential. With his extensive experience and industry expertise, we are confident that Devan will play a pivotal role in enabling our customers and partners to navigate today’s business challenges and grow from strength to strength,” said Sanjay K. Deshmukh, Vice President and Managing Director, Southeast Asia and Korea, VMware.
As a tech industry veteran with over 23 years of experience in Malaysia, Devan joins VMware from Microsoft Malaysia where he was the Director of Solution Sales, responsible for the growth of the company’s cloud, data platform, security business. He has also previously held strategic positions with Fujitsu, Maxis, Cisco, amongst others.
“This is an exciting time to join VMware. The digital economy is on an accelerated growth trajectory, and Malaysia’s organizations are realizing the possibilities of digital and innovation in fuelling their goals and ambitions. We are committed to empowering Malaysian enterprises with the best-in-class solutions in order to seize the opportunities of today’s digital economy and stay ahead of the curve,” said Devan.