MUMBAI: PC maker Dell on Thursday named Alok Ohrie as the President and Managing Director of its India operations.
India is strategic to Dell both as a market as well as for its service delivery capability and Ohrie will carry the responsibility of further enhancing the company's end-to-end solutions capabilities, Dell said in a statement.
In this role, he will be responsible for driving growth for Dell's India market, developing and delivering end-to-end solutions for global and Indian corporations, state and local governments and the consumer business, it added.
Sameer Garde, who previously led the Dell India Commercial business, has moved on to pursue career opportunities outside of the company.
"India continues to play a crucial role in Dell's transformation, and we are confident that Alok Ohrie with over 25 years' experience in the IT industry will help Dell to continue the momentum of being a leading provider of end-to-end solutions in India," Dell President (Asia Pacific and Japan) and Chairman (Global Emerging Markets) Amit Midha said.
Previously, Ohrie led IBM's Systems and Technology Group in India from January 2010. Prior to joining IBM, he was President of EMC India and SAARC region and also worked forAMD as Vice President of Business Development and Managing Director of India.
He had a prior stint at IBM which spanned over 13 years in various leadership roles and also at Wipro Infotech for four years.