SAP has appointed Kulmeet Bawa as President and Managing Director for SAP Indian Subcontinent. The appointment will be effective from July 20, 2020. As a part of his new appointment, Kulmeet will be responsible for leading and delivering SAP experience for employees and customers across our ecosystem, as well as guide businesses in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in adopting a digital-first mindset.
Based in Gurgaon, Kulmeet will be reporting directly to Scott Russell, President of SAP Asia Pacific Japan (APJ).
“The current pandemic environment requires companies to take swift action and accelerate digital transformation to become intelligent enterprises. At SAP we are committed to support our customers and help them transform, scale and win,” said Scott Russell, President, SAP APJ. “We are confident that Kulmeet’s track record of a customer-centric approach, his focus on people and effective team-work, coupled with deep industry knowledge, will propel SAP India to continued success,” he added.
Prior to this appointment, Kulmeet was the Chief Operating Officer for Resulticks where he supervised the growth strategy and execution of go-to-market for the organization. He holds more than 25 years of cross functional experience and has served with the Indian Army in the Armored Corps, subsequently moving to the corporate side.
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He led the India & South Asia market for Adobe helping businesses to digitally transform and drive excellence in customer experience, prior to that he was with Microsoft Corporation and Sun Microsystems, managing enterprise strategies across industries and portfolios.
“As India acclimatizes to the new reality in the new normal, it is important for businesses to permeate digital technologies in every industry, institution, business process, and individual experience,” said Kulmeet. “I am excited to move from Singapore back to India working closely with local customers, helping them adopt innovative technologies to achieve successful business outcomes,” he added.