VMware hires Sanjay Deshmukh from Citrix India to head End User Computing Business APJ

Cloud infrastructure vendor VMware has hired Sanjay Deshmukh from Citrix Systems India to head its End User Computing Business, Asia Pacific Japan.

At Citrix Systems India, he was area vice president, Indian Subcontinent for more than four years.

Deshmukh, will be based in Singapore, will be responsible for VMware’s end-user computing (EUC) business throughout markets in the company’s Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) region.

Earlier this month, VMware announced the launch of its desktop solution called VMware Horizon 6 that enables customers to transform their applications and desktops for the mobile cloud era. In February, VMware acquired AirWatch, an enterprise mobile management and security solutions vendor.

Deshmukh will be reporting to Sanjay Mirchandani, VMware’s Senior Vice President and General Manager for the APJ region.

Before joining Citrix, he served SAP India as vice president, Business User and Platform Group, after working as country manager for Business Objects Software India.

VMware APJ serves some 63,000 customers. The company’s regional footprint includes a workforce of more than 4,000 and a network of 12,700 partners.

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