Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro appoints new India, SAARC head

Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro appoints new India, SAARC head
Vijendra Katiyar  |  Photo Credit: Trend Micro
21 Apr, 2021

Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro has appointed Vijendra Katiyar as the country manager for India and SAARC region with immediate effect.

Based in Mumbai, Katiyar will focus on steering customer and business growth, and increasing Trend Micro’s overall market share across India, a statement said. He will be responsible for strengthening engagement with the company’s channel partners as well.

“His (Katiyar’s) proven capability of leading high-performance teams, astute business acumen, and deep expertise in cybersecurity is extremely valued, particularly as customers look to Trend Micro to help them navigate through newer and more advanced cyber threats during these challenging times,” Nilesh Jain, vice president, Southeast Asia and India, Trend Micro, said.

Katiyar has served the company for nine years. He has held positions such as regional account manager and national sales manager for India and SAARC, and led the mandate of growing the cloud security business for Trend Micro. Prior to his new role, he served as the director for enterprise business for India and SAARC region.  

“With strong tailwinds supporting our business and growth levers in place, I’m confident that we are well placed to meet the demands and challenges in cyber security and helping enterprises in securing their digital transformation journey. I look forward to work more closely with our customers, channel partners and other key stakeholders to build stronger collaborations, build synergies and scale business,” Katiyar said.

He holds a master’s degree in business IT from RMIT University, Australia, and a BE degree in electronics and telecommunication from Bharati Vidyapeeth University.