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Veeam Promotes New Vice President of Channel Strategy for Asia Pacific and Japan

Macro Zhang promoted as Belinda Jurisic takes on new global sales role at Veeam


Veeam® Software, the #1 leader by market share in Data Protection and Ransomware Recovery, has appointed Macro Zhang as Vice President of Channel Strategy for the Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) region. Zhang who was previously Vice President of Sales, China has been promoted to the role as his predecessor Belinda Jurisic takes up an exciting new role as the worldwide Vice President of Veeam’s Sales Development Representative (SDR) organization. Belinda’s experience makes her well-suited to leading this new team, aimed at continuing to modernize Veeam’s sales and marketing strategy. Her guidance will be instrumental in leading Veeam’s approach worldwide and fostering the development of world-class teams.

“The mark of great companies is attracting, retaining and developing great people,” said John Jester, Chief Revenue Officer at Veeam. “Belinda has been an outstanding partner leader in APJ and I’m thrilled she’s taken on a new global role. While she’ll be missed in APJ, it’s fantastic to have someone of the caliber of Macro to step into the role. He’ll continue our focus on our partners and delivering the very best outcomes for our customers. I’m looking forward to the impact they’ll both have in their new roles.”

Zhang has spent over six and a half years at Veeam China, where he built the business from scratch, tapping into his own prior experience in founding a cloud-based desktop service company. He has also held several leadership positions at Citrix, Intel, Juniper Networks, and several other large global technology companies, bringing close to three decades of experience to Veeam. Zhang will assume responsibilities as the Vice President of Channel Strategy, APJ at Veeam immediately, leveraging his extensive experience and knowledge to support Veeam’s channel partners in the Asia-Pacific and Japan region.

“I am truly honored and humbled to take on this role and build upon the great work Belinda and the team have accomplished,” said Zhang. “The opportunity to work closely with our valued channel partners and drive our mutual success is incredibly exciting. I have witnessed firsthand the tremendous growth and impact that Veeam has achieved, and with an incredible roadmap ahead of us, I look forward to leveraging my experience and expertise to bring us through to our next chapter of success. Together with our partners, we will continue to elevate Veeam’s market position and drive innovation in data protection and ransomware recovery across the APJ region.”

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