Dell has named Alok Ohrie as the President and Managing Director, Dell India. India is strategic to Dell both as a market as well as for its service delivery capability. Alok will carry the responsibility of further enhancing Dell’s end-to-end solutions capabilities and expanding the company’s strong presence in the Indian IT market. He will continue to position Dell India for long term success and growth.
In this role, Alok will be responsible for driving growth for Dell’s India market, developing and delivering end-to-end solutions for global & Indian corporations, state and local governments and the consumer business. On his new role, Alok said, “Dell has a great presence in India. I am very happy and excited to join Dell in leading the company’s transformation to be a top technology solutions provider in India and reinforce its position as an employer of choice in the country.”
Sameer Garde, who previously led the Dell India Commercial business, has moved on to pursue career opportunities outside of the company.“India continues to play a crucial role in Dell’s transformation, and we are confident that Alok Ohrie with over 25 years’ experience in the IT industry will help Dell to continue the momentum of being a leading provider of end-to-end solutions in India” said Amit Midha, President, Asia Pacific and Japan, and Chairman, Dell Global Emerging Markets. “We greatly appreciate the significant contribution Sameer has made to Dell and the India business. We thank him for his strong leadership and for building a trusted and highly skilled sales team in the country.”
Previously, Alok led IBM’s Systems and Technology Group in India from January 2010. Under Alok’s leadership his team strategically grew the business and developed a strong reputation for developing robust Server, Storage, Networking and Systems Software solutions for their enterprise, SMB, Government & Public Sector customers. Prior to joining IBM, he was President of EMC India and SAARC region and also worked for AMD as Vice President of Business Development and Managing Director of India. He had a prior stint at IBM which spanned over 13 years in various leadership roles and also at Wipro Infotech for four years.