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Veeam Software promotes Macro Zhang to VP of Channel Strategy, APJ
Thu, 7th Mar 2024

Veeam Software, a leading entity in Data Protection and Ransomware Recovery, has announced the promotion of Macro Zhang to the position of Vice President of Channel Strategy for the Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) region. Previously serving as the Vice President of Sales, China, Zhang steps up to fill the shoes of Belinda Jurisic, who moves into her new role as the worldwide Vice President of Veeam's Sales Development Representative (SDR) organisation.

Jurisic's distinguished experience equips her aptly to lead the new team, the target of which is continual modernisation of Veeam's sales and marketing strategy. Her guidance is anticipated to pave the way for Veeam's worldwide approach, while fostering the maturation of premier teams.

John Jester, Chief Revenue Officer at Veeam, expressed his delight at Jurisic's transition to a global role, hailing it as a "mark of great companies"; an indication of the ability to attract, retain, and evolve exceptional personnel. He assures that Jurisic's successor, Macro Zhang, also possesses a merit set that prepares him for the task. Jester expects Zhang to maintain the firm's focus on its partners whilst striving for optimal customer outcomes. Looking forward, he anticipates the significant impact both Jurisic and Zhang will make in their respective new roles.

Zhang brings to the table almost three decades of experience working with various global technology companies like Citrix, Intel, and Juniper Networks. Having devoted over six and a half years to Veeam China, during which he established the business virtually singlehandedly, Zhang is more than equipped for his new position. His leadership journey includes pioneering a cloud-based desktop service company, an experience that he can proficiently utilise to support Veeam's channel partners in the APJ region.

Marking his promotion as a distinct honour and privilege, Zhang eagerly anticipates cooperating closely with Veeam's valued channel partners to propel their joint success. He remarked on Veeam's impressive growth record and promised to use his expertise and experience to navigate the company towards its next phase of success. As a team effort with Veeam's partners, Zhang seeks to bolster Veeam's market ranking while pushing the envelope in data protection and ransomware recovery across the APJ region.