NVIDIA Appoints Seasoned IT Exec Vishal Dhupar as Managing Director, Sales and Marketing for South Asia
BANGALORE, INDIA — () — 10/18/2010 — NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) today announced that it has appointed Vishal Dhupar as Managing Director, Sales and Marketing for South Asia, responsible for the overall management and strategic direction of its business in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Maldives, Nepal and Bhutan, effective immediately.
Dhupar previously served for five years as managing director for India and South Asia at Symantec, following a similar position at Autodesk. He has also held a variety of sales leadership positions at Sun Microsystems, Silicon Graphics and Digial Equipment Corp.
“India is among NVIDIA’s most important markets and Vishal Dhupar has an exceptional background to lead our activities there,” said Bernhard Gleissner, NVIDIA’s Vice President for Europe, Middle East, Africa and India. “His deep understanding of the local market, his tested management record and his outstanding sales skills will position us for continued growth there.”
NVIDIA has more than 1,000 employees in India, based in offices in Bangalore, Pune, Hyderabad and Mumbai, with a strong focus on engineering across the full range of its visual- and parallel-computing businesses.
Following Dhupar’s appointment, Daniel Saison, who was previously Sales Director, Middle East, India and Africa, will focus entirely on the Middle East and Africa.