Commvault Appoints Olaf Duennweller Area-Vice President - EMEA Central
-- Increasing focus on expanding revenue, market share and partner-focused business in Germany, Austria and Switzerland --
Frankfurt, Germany, March 20, 2018 – Commvault (NASDAQ: CVLT), a global leader in enterprise backup, recovery, archive and the cloud, today announced the appointment of Olaf Duennweller as Area-Vice President - EMEA Central, effective immediately.
Duennweller comes to Commvault after nearly 17 years at Veritas, growing through the ranks from Pre-Sales Manager to Country Manager for the entire business in Germany.
“His previous role alone makes him one of the most industry-experienced candidates possible, but his appreciation of the opportunity for Commvault to expand and a desire to build on the success we have already achieved in the region was just as important,” said Christian Lang, Vice-President, Commvault EMEA. “His strategic partnership and local market experience, along with our shared commitment to people excellence, will accelerate Commvault’s expansion across DACH and the wider EMEA region.”
In this new position Duennweller takes leadership of Commvault’s business across the DACH markets, with responsibility to strengthen regional alliance and partner networks. He'll also increase Commvault revenue and market share through new pan-regional customer implementations and partnerships. With a focus on delivering simplified, market-leading backup and recovery data protection solutions, specifically supporting the pressing General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), ransomware, hybrid cloud and scale-out customer requirements, Duenweller plans to increase penetration across public sector, enterprise and mid-market sectors.
“Organizations in this region are looking to modernize and simplify their legacy architectures, and they want a trusted and experienced partner to provide expertise and guidance to help them speed time to value,” said Olaf Duennweller Area-Vice President - EMEA Central. “Our innovation, like Commvault HyperScale, sets us apart, helping companies address their critical data protection needs, across the industry’s widest range of storage arrays, hypervisors, applications and cloud solutions. These Commvault advantages, along with a strategically aligned partner ecosystem and industry-leading expertise and world-class support, will make this region a critical contributor to our global growth and success.”
Commvault is a leading provider of data protection, cloud and information management solutions, helping companies worldwide activate and drive more value and business insight out of their data. With solutions and services delivered directly and through a worldwide network of partners and service providers, Commvault solutions comprise one of the industry’s leading portfolios in data protection and recovery, cloud, virtualization, archive, file sync and share. Commvault has earned accolades from customers and third party influencers for its technology vision, innovation, and execution as an independent and trusted expert. Without the distraction of a hardware business or other business agenda, Commvault’s sole focus on data management has led to adoption by companies of all sizes, in all industries, and for solutions deployed on premise, across mobile platforms, to and from the cloud, and provided as-a-service. Commvault employs more than 2,700 highly- skilled individuals across markets worldwide, is publicly traded on NASDAQ (CVLT), and is headquartered in Tinton Falls, New Jersey in the United States. To learn more about Commvault — and how it can help make your data work for you — visit www.commvault.com
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