Lenovo, One of the world’s largest PC maker and an emerging PC+ leader, announced the appointment of Rahul Agarwal as the Managing Director for Lenovo India, effective June 29, 2015.
Lenovo, One of the world’s largest PC maker and an emerging PC+ leader, announced the appointment of Rahul Agarwal as the Managing Director for Lenovo India, effective June 29, 2015. Rahul takes over from Amar Babu, who will now take on a regional mandate as COO, Lenovo, Asia Pacific and Chairman, Lenovo India.Rahul Agarwal takes charge at a time, when Lenovo is gearing up for its next phase of growth, diversifying beyond PCs into the smart connected devices while maintaining a strong PC focus. The company is transforming into a global consumer technology brand differentiating itself on innovation and design. India plays a key role in this transformation and therefore is an extremely critical market for the company. Rahul’s extensive and multi-functional experience will help in India’s continued growth and increased contribution to Lenovo’s global success.
Rahul, over the last three years, has led the commercial business successfully and steered its tremendous growth which significantly contributed to Lenovo India’s overall success. During the last 10 years at Lenovo, Rahul managed many roles in sales and marketing and has contributed significantly in growing the brand in the country.
Before the current role, Rahul played several key roles including heading the Lenovo marketing and leading Lenovo’s global marketing hub in Bangalore. Prior to Lenovo, Rahul was associated with IBM’s PCD (PC Division). He holds a management degree from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.