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TechnoBind hires former Danske IT exec as cloud channel business unit lead

29 Jun 17

Channel distributor TechnoBind has signed on former Danske Bank executive Goverdhan GN as vice president for its cloud business unit in India.

The business unit has been specifically developed to work exclusively through the company's enterprise channel partner system with the aim of helping clients adopt cloud for storage, backup, disaster recovery and data security.

Govardhan will be responsible for developing the technical capabilities, sales resources and market strategy around cloud services.

TechoBind CEO Prashanth GJ says that cloud is going to be a major focus for the company.

"We have made significant investments to accelerate our growth. Govardhan's appointment strengthens our focus and capabilities in the Cloud space. His expertise, coupled with a vast understanding of the market, will be invaluable for the progress of our Cloud business."

Govardhan's previous experience at Danske IT, a subsidiary of the largest bank in Denmark, Danske Bank, he was the only member from India to work with the technical operations team on consolidating the bank's services.

He has also served as vice president of Appnomic Systems and has also served network operation center setup, remote service delivery and other systems for large private banks in India.

"I am excited to be part of the TechnoBind India team and take up this challenging assignment of driving the Cloud BU. With Cloud becoming an inevitable element for business growth, we are expecting to see a further rise in Cloud adoption. We will focus on leveraging opportunities in the IaaS, Backup as a service and DR as a service space," Govardhan comments.

He also brings more than 20 years of experience across service delivery, data center service and disaster recovery. He has a deep understanding of the banking, government and private sectors.

TechnoBind is part of an established business group that has a turnover of US$40 million and has a major presence in India.

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