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Versa Networks appoints Rachel Ler as Asia Pacific & Japan region vice president
Fri, 8th Jul 2022
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The company has appointed former Commvault Software and Dell Technologies executive Rachel Ler as its first Asia Pacific and Japan region vice president.

Ler joins Versa to lead the company's expanding APJ team with a focus on sales and market expansion to meet rapidly increasing demand for Versa SASE in the region.

"I was attracted to Versa Networks by its uniquely integrated approach toward security and networking that delivers these comprehensive services simply to customers," Ler says.

"I am excited to join at this important time for Versa, as I see tremendous opportunity across the APJ region, especially in this highly fragmented technology space.

"I look forward to helping the team establish itself as the trusted advisor to customers and partners in the APJ region."

Ler previously served as Commvault Software Asia Pacific region vice president and general manager, responsible for driving sustainable sales growth with a focus on solution innovation and customer experience, including collaborating and strengthening Commvault's broad and diverse partner ecosystem across all the distinct markets.

She has a proven track record with more than 20 years of experience spanning direct and channel sales, as well as regional APJ leadership roles at Dell Technologies, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Nimble Storage, NetApp, IBM and Microsoft.

Ler graduated from Nanyang Polytechnic with a Diploma in Information Technology and holds a bachelor's degree in Business Management from the Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, Australia.

"We are very excited to have attracted someone of Rachel's calibre and experience to lead our APJ regional business," Versa chief revenue officer Martin Mackay says.

"Demand is increasing for Versa SASE as APJ organisations look to take advantage of the differentiated benefits offered by our uniquely integrated networking and security capabilities.

"We are committed over the long term to our customers in APJ, and under Rachel's leadership we are excited about the growth we will enjoy in the region."