Commvault promotes Johan Scheepers to manage pre-sales teams across MESAT

Johan Scheepers is now the Technical Services Director for the Middle East, South Africa and Turkey region at Commvault

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By  Aasha Bodhani Published  July 5, 2016

Commvault has announced the promotion of Johan Scheepers to the position of Technical Services Director for the Middle East, South Africa and Turkey (MESAT) region.

Johan Scheepers will be tasked with managing the pre-sales teams across the MESAT, and he will also assist with enterprise deals providing his technical knowledge with regards to design and configuration.

Bassam Hemdan, area vice president at Commvault, said: "This appointment recognises the significance of emerging markets to our organisation and our commitment to providing the highest possible levels of service to customers in these countries. With more than 10 years of experience at Commvault as well as a wealth of experience in sales, pre-sales and the technology space, Johan was the ideal candidate for the position." 

Hemdan added: "Our goal is to strengthen our focus on MESAT as a region and deliver unparalleled support with every aspect of the customer engagement."

In his new role, his primary effort will be on developing enterprise skills and expertise within the MESAT teams which will ultimately benefit Commvault's end user customer base.

Scheepers said: "I am excited to face the challenges and opportunities that my new role at Commvault will bring. I am looking forward to tackling the needs of this market and assisting customers to address their Information Management requirements with our solutions."

Scheepers joined Commvault in 2006 as a technical account manager after gaining experience as a systems analyst and holding positions across the sales spectrum.  In 2010 he was promoted to principal systems engineer, in addition to his account manager role.

During his time at Commvault he has earned certifications including Commvault Technical Sales Professional and Commvault Solutions Architect. He was also recognised as the Commvault Systems Engineer of the year for Europe, Middle East and Africa in 2013.

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