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Veeam Appoints Belinda Jurisic as Head of Channel Sales for ANZ

Long time channel leader, Belinda Jurisic, formerly of Citrix and HPE joins Veeam to help drive growth in enterprise sales and strengthen channel partnerships

Sydney, Australia: 4 April, 2017: Veeam Software, the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise, is pleased to announce the appointment of Belinda Jurisic to the senior role of Head of Channel Sales for the ANZ region. Jurisic, will be charged with executing Veeam’s ANZ channel sales strategy and driving the growth of the Veeam ProPartner program.

"In 2016, we grew our partner network to more than 45,000 ProPartners worldwide. As a channel-centric business, partnerships are critical in helping Veeam provide best-of-breed Availability solutions to our customers as they prepare to embark on their digital transformation journey,” said Don Williams, VP for ANZ at Veeam. “Belinda’s industry leadership and depth of experience will strengthen our channel partnerships, and help our customers take advantage of the only Availability Platform supporting Hybrid Cloud environments.”

Veeam is recognized by Gartner® as a leader within the Magic Quadrant™ for Data Center Backup & Recovery Software and understands the challenges organizations across the ANZ region face in enabling the Always-On Enterprise, a business that must operate 24.7.365. As Head of Channel Sales for ANZ, Belinda will be responsible for leading Veeam’s channel team in Australia and New Zealand, working with a network of more than 2,000 resellers and distributors to help ensure Veeam’s ProPartners are able to provide Availability solutions to their customers.

Jurisic has more than 15 years of experience in channel partner management and honed her channel management skills by driving impressive sales and revenue growth in her senior sales and channel-centric roles for Hewlett Packard Australia, Personal Systems Group. Prior to joining Veeam, Jurisic spent three years at Citrix where she was the senior channel manager.

“This is an extraordinary opportunity to be asked to lead the ANZ channel business and to maximize the strong growth opportunities for Veeam and our channel partners,” said Jurisic. “Veeam is a disruptive company and it has taken on the challenges of rapid growth and expansion and thrived. More importantly, so has its channel partners. I work best in a collaborative team environment where the goal is to build a mutually profitable channel. I’m also excited to help drive the growth opportunity for Veeam in the enterprise market. This will be a core focus of my new role.”

Jurisic replaces Amaury Dutilleul-Francoeur, who is moving to a broader regional role, applying his considerable skills and expertise to expand the Veeam footprint across the Asia Pacific and Japan region.



About Veeam Software

Veeam recognizes the new challenges companies across the globe face in enabling the Always-On Enterprise, a business that must operate 24.7.365. To address this, Veeam has pioneered a new market of Availability for the Always-On Enterprise by helping organizations meet recovery time and point objectives (RTPO) of less than 15 minutes for all applications and data, through a fundamentally new kind of solution that delivers high-speed recovery, data loss avoidance, verified recoverability, leveraged data and complete visibility. Veeam Availability Suite, which includes Veeam Backup & Replication, leverages virtualization, storage, and cloud technologies that enable the modern data center to help organizations save time, mitigate risks, and dramatically reduce capital and operational costs, while always supporting the current and future business goals of Veeam customers.

Founded in 2006, Veeam currently has 45,000 ProPartners and more than 230,000 customers worldwide. Veeam's global headquarters are located in Baar, Switzerland, and the company has offices throughout the world. To learn more, visit https://www.veeam.com.