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eScan appoints Shweta Thakare to lead Government & PSU Biz

eScan Enterprise Security, as part of its vision 2020, has announced Shweta Thakare – Senior AVP – to spearhead the Government and PSU business acquisition in India. She will be handling this role in addition to her present responsibilities of business development for Europe, APAC and SAARC markets. As a key member of eScan management team, she has been instrumental in successfully handling many initiatives instrumental to revenue growth.

Shweta Thakare, with over 22 years of rich experience in the IT Security Industry, has been one of the key drivers for successfully establishing eScan’s market penetration in the International markets over the years. She has been playing an important role in helping eScan expand its market globally. As part of her new role, she will be spearheading the Government & PSU team of eScan for new business development.

“With recent surge in the cyber threats globally and the digitization drive by the government, we see a great opportunity for business growth being one the leading Indian brands among IT security solution providers. We have entrusted the responsibility to Shweta Thakare to lead the development of new business strategies for Government and PSU segment in India. She has successfully helmed such responsibilities in the past and proven her ability to surpass the goals,” said Govind Rammurthy, CEO and M D, eScan.

On this new development, Shweta Thakare, Senior AVP, eScan said, “Owing to the recent ransomware attacks and incidents of data leaks in the government sector, there is an urgent need for government and PSUs to ensure data protection against cyber-attacks, as many of these bodies deal with sensitive & confidential citizen data. I am honoured and delighted to take up this new challenge and responsibility. I am confident that with our innovative security solutions, rapid deployment expertise and 24×7 customer supports, eScan Enterprise Security solutions will soon be an integral part of IT security for Government and PSUs across India.”

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