Arundhati Bhattacharya Is Appointed As India CEO of Salesforce
Present chairman of SWIFT India and former banker Arundhati Bhattacharya will join the company on April 20 as chairperson and chief executive of its India division.
FREMONT, CA: The global giant in CRM, and US cloud-based service provider Salesforce, has announced that one of India‘s best-known former bankers, Arundhati Bhattacharya will be joining the company on April 20 as chairperson and chief executive of its India division. Arundhati will report to General Manager of Salesforce, in the APAC region, Ulrik Nehammer.
Gavin Patterson, President and CEO of Salesforce International, says that Arundhati is one of the best business leader, and they are delighted to welcome her to Salesforce as chairperson and CEO India. He also mentioned that India is an important growth market for Salesforce and a world-class innovation and talent hub, and Arundhati’s leadership will guide our next phase of growth, customer success, and investment in the region.
Salesforce has more than 1 million developers in India, and it also offers a range of cloud services to customers. The Indian government has already partnered with the company to work towards skills development. The company competes with local players Zoho and Freshworks and has Indian firms like redBus, Franklin Templeton, and CEAT as some of its clients.
According to reports, it is expected that the company is planning to add 3,000 jobs in India in the next three years and turn the nation into a “leading global talent and innovation hub” for the company. Previously, Sunil Jose oversaw some of the company’s India operations.
Arundhati Bhattacharya is excited to join the company, and she also mentioned that she would ensure to capture this tremendous opportunity and contribute to India’s development and growth story in a meaningful way.
Salesforce considers India as one of its fastest-growing regions, so they provide an array of cloud storage and digital services to clients in India.