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McAfee appoints Jagdish Mahapatra as Managing Director- India and SAARC


India, February 13, 2012
McAfee today made a significant stride in strengthening its India management team with the appointment of Jagdish Mahapatra as the Managing Director- Indi

a and SAARC, McAfee. Based in Mumbai, Jagdish will report to Mr. Wahab Yusoff, Vice President South Asia and will spearhead the company’s growth in the subcontinent.  In this role, his key responsibilities include driving enterprise and consumer driven product revenues, strengthening the customer base across verticals and leading channel partner and alliance engagements.

 Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Wahab Yusoff, Vice President South Asia McAfee, said, “We are very pleased to have Jagdish lead the India team. With an excellent track record, strategic outlook and deep industry expertise, we are confident that Jagdish will steer McAfee on a swift growth trajectory in the India and SAARC region and continue to strengthen McAfee’s leadership in the security market.”

 In his previous role, Jagdish Mahapatra was the Senior Vice President – IT Services Sales at Cisco Systems India where he played a crucial role in scaling business in the IT services segment, the company’s largest sales vertical. He worked with Cisco for almost 12 years; prior to which he managed the networking business for Godrej Pacific for over three years. In the former part of his career, he was also instrumental in creating the manufacturing off shoring model in India which emerged as a significant game changing industry phenomenon during his stint at Larsen and Toubro.

 “McAfee today is well poised to lead the growth wave in the Indian information security market and it’s an exciting time to be part of this growth evolution.” said Mr. Jagdish Mahapatra, Managing Director- India and SAARC, McAfee. “With strong fundamentals like a comprehensive product portfolio, robust partner network and focus on innovation, I look forward to accelerating the company’s successful momentum in the region,” he added.

 About McAfee

McAfee, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), is the world’s largest dedicated security technology company. McAfee delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that help secure systems, networks, and mobile devices around the world, allowing users to safely connect to the Internet, browse and shop the Web more securely. Backed by its unrivaled Global Threat Intelligence, McAfee creates innovative products that empower home users, businesses, the public sector and service providers by enabling them to prove compliance with regulations, protect data, prevent disruptions, identify vulnerabilities, and continuously monitor and improve their security. McAfee is relentlessly focused on constantly finding new ways to keep our customers safe.