Schneider Electric has appointed Jaya Mahadevan as the Director – Distribution & IT Channel Business for Secure Power, Greater India. Jaya takes over from Gurudutt who is moving into a new role as Director Medium Offer and Special Projects, India and will be responsible for Home and Business Networks (HBN). Gurudutt will be working closely with Tarunjeet Sarao, Vice President, Home & Business Networks, Schneider Electric.
Jaya brings with her 23 years of experience of Channel Sales and marketing to her current role, she has previously led multiple functions at IBM for 17 years and her last assignment was as Country Manager for Software Channel Sales.
She will also be responsible for the Alliance Partner Business. Schneider Electric's partner program embraces its network of partners by offering them exclusive benefits and special advantages ranging from tools, promotion and other requisite support.
Jaya has taken over the reins from Gurudutt from April 2019. Gurudutt has been leading this business for Greater India zone for the last 7 years.
Venkatraman Swaminathan Vice President – IT Division, Schneider Electric, India, said “Gurudutt brought in great value to the function including adding stability to it. He inculcated a growth mindset in the team as well as Partners and Distributors community. We wish him the very best for his new role and we welcome Jaya to this dynamic role.”