Trend Micro Incorporated has appointed Vijendra Katiyar as the country manager for India & SAARC, effective immediately.

As part of his new role, Katiyar will be focusing on steering customer and business growth and increasing the company’s overall market share across India. Further, he will also work towards strengthening engagement with channel partners to help deepen customer engagement and success.

Katiyar’s experience spans diverse portfolios ranging from sales and thought leadership in cybersecurity to technical consulting across industries.

Katiyar had joined Trend Micro back in 2012. Since then, he has held various positions, from regional account manager to national sales manager – India & SAARC, and led the mandate of growing the cloud security business for Trend Micro.

Prior to his latest appointment, he was serving as the director – enterprise business, India & SAARC. He has driven strategic business decisions with effective tools and processes, translating to 100 per cent revenue growth in the last four years.

In terms of qualifications, Katiyar holds a master’s degree in business IT from RMIT University, Australia and is a BE graduate degree in electronics and telecommunication from Bharati Vidyapeeth University.