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IBM Appoints Sandip Patel as Managing Director of India & South Asia Operations

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IBM Appoints Sandip Patel as Managing Director of India & South Asia Operations

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IBM, a leading technology company that provides hardware, software, cloud-based services and cognitive computing, appoints Sandip Patel as its new Managing Director of its India & South Asia (ISA) operations, succeeding Karan Bajwa. As managing director of IBM in ISA, Sandip is responsible for all strategic and operational matters related to IBM's sales, marketing, services and delivery operations in the region, including Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Additionally, he is expected to play a critical role in enabling India’s capabilities across IBM’s global missions, global centers of excellence, research and innovation labs.

Previously working as IBM’s global general manager for the Insurance industry and responsible for IBM’s business across all brands in this market segment, Sandip was based in Boston, Massachusetts before taking up the new role. His extensive expertise in key industries, including Financial Services, Insurance

Sandip’s deep industry expertise and global understanding of clients across different markets will bring real value to our clients as they embark on their transformation journey



and Healthcare, coupled with his global leadership experience brings great value to IBM’s clients and business in the region.

Announcing the appointment, Harriet Green, chairman & CEO, IBM Asia Pacific, says, “IBM has been a key player in India’s technology journey and continues to provide the innovation necessary to power India’s digital transformation across key industries and Government. Sandip’s deep industry expertise and global understanding of clients across different markets will bring real value to our clients as they embark on their transformation journey.”

Sandip also holds the experience of serving as the president of Aetna international and various leadership roles at IBM, PriceWaterhouse Coopers and Coopers & Lybrand. He began his career as a Chartered accountant in India.

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