Commvault Appoints Bassam Hemdan to Head Canadian Business
--Focus will be on growing Commvault’s revenue, market share and partnership-led strategy--
Ottawa, Ontario, Feb. 28, 2018 – Commvault (NASDAQ: CVLT), a global leader in enterprise backup, recovery, archive and the cloud, today announced the appointment of Bassam Hemdan as Vice President, Canada, effective immediately.
Hemdan brings more than 20 years of experience in the IT sector to his new role, where he will focus on growing Commvault’s Canadian business, market share and strengthening the company’s partner relationships.
“Commvault is committed to growing its business in all markets through a strategic and accelerated partner-led strategy,” said Scott Little, Vice President of Sales, Americas, Commvault. “While Canada is already a strong and vital market for Commvault, we’re looking to Bassam to maintain that success and take it to the next level where he can help Commvault expand by helping customers meet their data protection and backup goals. We’re confident with Bassam’s proven track record in his previous roles at Commvault, where he grew the business through strategic partners and alliances, that he will be successful in Canada.”
Having relocated to Canada last year, Hemdan was most recently Commvault’s Vice President of World Wide Industry Solutions Group where he helped develop industry-specific solutions to address unique data protection, backup and disaster recovery challenges. Prior to holding that position, he was Commvault’s Vice President for the Middle East, South Africa and Turkey (MESAT), where he excelled with his team to achieve great growth and extend Commvault’s alliances and partner relationships. Before joining Commvault, Hemdan worked at several technology companies including EMC, Cisco and Oracle, building dynamic and successful teams and growing the business in each organization.
“In today’s increasingly data-driven world, it’s never been more important for enterprises to know their data,” said Hemdan. “Commvault is well-positioned within the Canadian market as a data expert that is helping customers drive their digital transformation with powerful simplicity by unlocking the strategic value of their data. Having worked at Commvault for the past four years, I look forward to working alongside my team to help customers manage and protect their data assets while increasing Commvault’s market share.”
Hemdan holds a BSc degree in Business Administration and IT from the 10th Ramadan University and attended the International Institute for Management Development (IMD).
Commvault is a leading provider of data protection, cloud and information management solutions, helping companies worldwide activate and drive more value and business insight out of their data. With solutions and services delivered directly and through a worldwide network of partners and service providers, Commvault solutions comprise one of the industry’s leading portfolios in data protection and recovery, cloud, virtualization, archive, file sync and share. Commvault has earned accolades from customers and third party influencers for its technology vision, innovation, and execution as an independent and trusted expert. Without the distraction of a hardware business or other business agenda, Commvault’s sole focus on data management has led to adoption by companies of all sizes, in all industries, and for solutions deployed on-premises, across mobile platforms, to and from the cloud, and provided as-a-service. Commvault employs more than 2,700 highly- skilled individuals across markets worldwide, is publicly traded on NASDAQ (CVLT), and is headquartered in Tinton Falls, New Jersey in the United States. To learn more about Commvault — and how it can help make your data work for you — visit www.commvault.com
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