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Veeam Appoints Stefano Cancian as New Country Manager for Italy

Industry veteran brings experience from Dell EMC and Siebel to lead Veeam in continuing its battle alongside partners and customers against ransomware

Milan, 8th June 2023Veeam Software, the leader in Data Protection and Ransomware Recovery, today announced that Stefano Cancian has been appointed as its new Country Manager for the Italian market.

In this role, Stefano Cancian will be responsible for further developing Veeam's presence in Italy, growing all segments with a specific focus in the Enterprise segment in both private and public sectors, and strengthening the company's already extensive relationships with all of its eco-system of partners.

Cancian brings more than 25 years of experience and success in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) market to Veeam. He has worked for PTC International, Siebel and Dell EMC in positions of increasing importance until becoming Sales Director for the Western Europe Region of Dell Technologies in the Storage Platform & Solution Sales Division, a role he held until joining Veeam, overseeing sales activities in Italy, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, Luxembourg, Holland and Ireland.

"Stefano brings to Veeam a deep market knowledge and great managerial leadership, which will contribute to the professional growth of the entire Veeam team in Italy," commented Patrick Rohrbasser, regional vice president, Southern Europe and Africa, Veeam. "His experience will help fuel our growth and consolidate our leadership position in the Italian market, where many companies have already chosen our Veeam Data Platform to accelerate their Digital Transformation journey." 

"I am very happy to join a dynamic and successful company like Veeam, which has enjoyed such a significant growth and achieved market leadership in only few years. This was possible thanks to an innovative technology which can perfectly address the growing needs for data protection and ransomware recovery as companies continue on their digital transformation journey. Veeam has a management team with a clear vision of the future of the industry which enables the company to drive development toward the changing ecosystems of today’s IT environments and to execute accordingly," said Stefano Cancian, country manager for Italy at Veeam. "In today’s complex and fast-paced world with multiple threats, including endemic ransomware, creating disruption and loss, it is important that Italy’s business community has resilience and recoverability. As they embrace digitalization and new production workloads, I look forward to working with and leading the Veeam team in helping them optimise business continuity to obtain maximum data availability, protection and security in line with their IT and growth objectives. As much as our mission statement says “We keep your business running” and this is what we will continue to do."

Cancian holds a degree in Business Management. Married with two children, he is a basketball and swimming enthusiast, and devotes his spare time to working with charities and associations focused on environmental protection.

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About Veeam Software

Veeam provides organizations with resiliency through data security, data recovery and data freedom for their hybrid cloud. The Veeam Data Platform delivers a single solution for Cloud, Virtual, Physical, SaaS and Kubernetes environments that give businesses peace of mind their apps and data are protected and always available so that they can keep their businesses running. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, with offices in more than 30 countries, Veeam protects over 450,000 customers worldwide, including 82% of the Fortune 500 and 72% of the Global 2,000. Veeam’s global ecosystem includes 35,000+ technology partners, resellers, service providers, and alliance partners. To learn more, visit www.veeam.com or follow Veeam on LinkedIn @veeam-software and Twitter @veeam