NEW DELHI: Tata Communications, a Tata group’s company Wednesday appointed Pathmal Gunawardana as its Americas region head.
In his new role, Gunawardana will be responsible for accelerating customer adoption of Tata Communications’ hybrid wireless area network (WAN), cloud enablement and business collaboration services across North and South America, the Mumbai-based company in a statement said.
The new move, according to it, would reinforce the company’s growth strategy in the US, which focuses on leveraging its global technology capabilities and partnerships with the world’s leading cloud players to support multinational enterprises’ digital transformation.
“The Americas is our the second biggest market in revenue terms, but it still has considerable growth potential too. I am confident that with Pathmal at the helm, more and more multinational enterprises in the region will look to us to meet their cloud networking, hybrid WAN and business collaboration needs,” Sumeet Walia, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Tata Communications said.
Currently, the US is the largest market for the company outside of India, and the company is seeing increasing adoption for its business collaboration and mobility expertise, as well as cloud enablement services.
“As businesses become more and more dependent on cloud and mobile applications to operate effectively on a global scale and stay competitive in the digital economy, we’re seeing a growing demand for our capabilities,” Gunawardana said.
Prior to joining Tata Communications, Gunawardana was working at Juniper Network, and previously held positions at Nokia Siemens Network, Alcatel Lucent Technologies and Bell Labs.