READING, England, July 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Commvault (NASDAQ: CVLT), a global leader in data protection and information management, has announced the appointment of Christian Lang as Vice President Sales of Europe, Middle East and Africa. Responsible for leading and driving the company's continued growth in EMEA, Lang joins Commvault bringing 26 years' experience in the technology solutions industry with a strong track record of building software- and SaaS-based IT businesses across Europe.
"I look forward to Christian bringing his proven expertise to supplement our already very successful EMEA team," said Ron Miiller, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales, Commvault. "Not only does he bring experience in key vertical sectors that are critical to EMEA expansion, but also a clear idea about the evolving requirements of our customer base, through multiple, strategic, channel and Enterprise sales roles across the region."
Lang comes to Commvault from his most recent position as General Manager & Vice-President Automotive Sales EMEA at IHS Inc., having driven significant fiscal achievement and revenue growth. Lang also held senior leadership positions for multi-nationals across EMEA, most notably over 13 years with Autodesk.
"Commvault globally and in EMEA is an expanding organisation and we are recognised, by our customers, partners and leading industry analysts as a leader in the market due to our breadth and quality of solutions," stated Lang. "I personally see great opportunities – especially given internal upheaval among our major competitors - for greater strategic alliances to be forged and wider business value delivered to end-users."
His appointment comes on the heels of the company's recently launched Integrated Solutions Portfolio, including the Commvault Data Platform, Commvault Services and Commvault Software, which -- in its eleventh version -- delivers a truly open, searchable and automated way for organisations to protect their data, manage their information and reduce risk in their adoption of new technologies.
Just last month, Commvault was named a leader – for the sixth straight year – in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Software. This year, Commvault was ranked furthest on the "completeness of vision" and highest on the "ability to execute." For more information and a full copy of the Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Software, please visit: www.commvault.com/itleaders
Commvault is a leading provider of data protection and information management solutions, helping companies worldwide activate their data to drive more value and business insight and to transform modern data environments. 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 2,000 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 commvault.com.
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