Global data protection and information management solutions provider Commvault, has announced the appointment of Rasheed Jimoh as Senior Director for West and Central Africa (WCA).
Commvault says the appointment will expand the company’s presence in this strategically important region which Jimoh is tasked with leading.
Jimoh has over 20 years of experience in the technology space in the region. Before joining Commvault, he was the IBM Systems BU Executive for Central, East, West and Southern Africa.
Before IBM, Jimoh was the General Manager for EMC (now DellEMC) for years and Country Manager for Netapp in the previous three years before EMC.
“With this appointment our goal is to position Commvault as a leading data management partner of choice across WCA. Jimoh has joined us at a time where the region is poised for growth in the technology space and Jimoh’s appointment will be bringing in new opportunities and new perspective for the WCA market,” says Fady Richmany, Commvault’s Regional Vice President – South Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa (SEEMEA).
“His extensive knowledge of the market and region will offer Commvault a unique insight to drive the expansion of the business and success that is vital to the growth of the business,” adds Richmany.
Jimoh holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Lagos Business School Pan-Atlantic University and a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Ilorin.
“It has become clear that to be able to provide enterprise-grade services to your clients in the business world of today, it is not only important but, in almost all instances, critical to the business, to have robust, reliable technologies that are both mature and modern. I am looking forward to bringing these insights to my new role and demonstrating the capabilities of our Commvault solutions to our clients and helping them to protect their most critical business asset – their data,” said Jimoh.
“Data has become a business’s most important asset. It is the new oil in a digitally transformed world. Commvault products offer superior technology to help customers protect and maximise the value of data, which is hugely important to the West and Central African market,” Jimoh concludes.