Commvault appoints Mercer Rowe as head of global channel and alliance partners and Edison Peres as strategic advisor

Beijing, China, October 15, 2019-Commvault (Nasdaq: CVLT), the recognized leader in global cloud and local environmental data management software, announced at Commvault GO 2019 that Mercer Rowe was appointed as a global channel and alliance partner Vice President of Partners, and appointed Edison Peres as a strategic consultant, which symbolizes that Commvault is embracing change and is building a stronger, world-class sales and marketing team.

For the past ten years, Mercer Rowe has been holding leadership positions for channel and alliance partners in companies such as VMware and IBM, and has helped these providers and their partners successfully transform into “cloud-first” businesses. He served as the CEO of a joint venture between VMware and SoftBank in Japan. During this period, he helped promote the application of cloud environments in the Asia-Pacific region. He also held leadership positions in the business development and alliance departments of IBM Watson, during which he expanded the company’s services to China, the Middle East and other markets. Early in his career, Mercer Rowe worked in cloud computing-related start-ups in the enterprise software and service provider market, responsible for sales, channel, and service related content.

Mercer Rowe said: “Commvault has a world-class partner organization. My responsibility is to develop the company into an industry leader on this basis, helping partners transform their businesses and better meet their customers’ needs. Commvault is not only a data provider. The protector is a unique authority in the data field. We will work with our partners to help customers complete the next stage of transformation and realize a multi-cloud future.”

Edison Peres founded the channel department for Cisco and held leadership positions for 14 years. At present, he has joined Commvault as a strategic consultant to help Commvault continue to develop and open up a larger market. Prior to this, Peres served as senior vice president of global channels at Cisco, leading the multi-billion-dollar global partner division and helping Cisco build a managed services and cloud strategy.

Edison Peres has successfully helped many multinational companies to achieve business transformation and improve profitability, so he has become a recognized global thought leader and innovator in the technology industry. At the same time, he also serves on the boards of several companies.

Edison Peres said: “I have accumulated decades of experience in building and managing strategic marketing and global business operations. After joining Commvault, I will help Commvault achieve rapid growth through leadership and company transformation. Commvault is accelerating. Promoting innovation, I am very happy to help the company accelerate its performance growth.”

Commvault Chief Revenue Officer Riccardo Di Blasio said: “As a company, our goals are simplification, innovation and execution. In order to achieve these goals, we need talent first. We continue to arm our team with industry expertise and strategic thinking. Team to continuously improve our operational level, open up new markets and enhance Commvault’s relationship with new and existing partners. We have a capable leadership team, and the joining of Mercer and Edison will be the next stage of our realization The key to growth.”

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