Redington Limited, a company specialising in the distribution of technology products and services, has announced a key change in its executive leadership. The firm has appointed V S Hariharan as its new Group CEO. The announcement comes as the company seeks to steer its operations in a new direction, taking into consideration Hariharan's extensive professional background in sales, marketing, and general management that spans over 25 years.
Hariharan's career has its roots in India, where he began working with Wipro. Later, he moved to Singapore and joined Hewlett-Packard, staying with the company for over 18 years. During his tenure there, he held multiple senior roles. Subsequently, Hariharan took an entrepreneurial route, founding a company that focuses on providing solar solutions for emerging markets.
It's worth noting that Hariharan is no stranger to Redington, having previously served as an Independent Director. His relationship with the company during that period appears to have influenced the decision for his appointment as the Group CEO, according to company sources.
V S Hariharan as Redington new Group CEO
Commenting on the appointment, Professor J. Ramachandran, Chairman of the Board and Independent Director at Redington said that Hariharan was chosen for the role due to his comprehensive understanding of the company's operations, culture, and growth potential. Professor Ramachandran stated that Hariharan's experience as an Independent Director made him a valuable asset, providing insights that were instrumental in the board's decision to appoint him as the new Group CEO.
“Hariharan's appointment as the Group CEO of Redington Limited marks the beginning of an exciting new chapter in our journey. Having witnessed his unwavering commitment, deep industry insights, and exceptional dedication during his time as an Independent Director, I am delighted with his appointment as the Group CEO. With his profound understanding of Redington's operations, culture, and potential, I am sure Hariharan's leadership will undoubtedly take Redington to new heights of excellence,” said, Professor J. Ramachandran.
New phase for Redington
The appointment signals a new phase for Redington. As the company navigates the complexities and opportunities of the technology distribution sector, the new leadership aims to guide Redington in fulfilling its business objectives. The appointment of a CEO with a multi-faceted background in technology, sales, and entrepreneurship is indicative of the company's strategic approach to leadership as it seeks to continue its activities in a highly competitive and rapidly evolving marketplace.