Ravi will be based out of Bangalore and will take up the responsibility of further enhancing SAP’s solutions capabilities and driving the growth strategy and operations of SAP India, the third largest among SAP’s subsidiaries globally, He will report to Adaire Fox-Martin, president SAP Asia Pacific Japan,stated a release.
Ravi Chauhan brings close to three decades of wide experience to SAP .Previously, Ravi led Juniper Networks in India from October 2009 to January 2014 . From 2000 to 2009, Ravi held leadership roles at Nortel Networks such as General Manager (Global), Contact Center and Unified Communications Software; Managing Director, India; and Vice President, Enterprise Business, India.
“As a technology hub and with its vast network of enterprises, entrepreneurs and users, India is undoubtedly a key market for SAP in the region and globally,” said Fox-Martin in a statement. “We are confident that Ravi brings the right set of skills and experience to lead SAP India to continued success, as we increasingly address the needs of India’s rising millennial workforce.”
“SAP plays an important role as a global leader in cloud and innovation,” said Chauhan.
SAP began its India operations in 1996 and now has 6,600 employees. It has 5,400 customers, including over 4,200 small and medium enterprises, stated a release