Focus will be to drive growth by addressing the needs of the video conferencing market in the region
Polycom has named Minhaj Zia as Managing Director, India & SAARC. Zia will be responsible for leading Polycom’s growth and revenue share in the region, and driving new opportunities in the company’s key South Asian markets, said the company release.
With over 18 years of experience in enterprise communications, Minhaj’s chief focus for India and SAARC – the alliance of eight South Asian nations including Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka – is to drive growth by addressing the needs of the video conferencing market in the region. Working with Polycom’s extensive partner network, Minhaj will also concentrate on enhancing business development and customer relationship management, the release noted.
Michael Alp, President, Polycom Asia Pacific, said, “I am extremely pleased that Minhaj has joined us as a key member of our highly experienced leadership team in Asia. His strength in developing strategic action plans, drawing upon his significant knowledge of our industry and leveraging established relationships, will ensure we deliver the very best collaboration solutions for our customers.”
In previous roles, Minhaj served as Sales Director for Cisco’s UC Collaboration business in India & SAARC and has led sales teams for Avaya and Alcatel.
“I’m delighted to be joining Polycom at such an exciting time for the industry,” said Zia. “In India, video conferencing for SMBs in particular has seen significant growth, while larger organisations are adopting video collaboration as mission-critical to daily operations. With a range of innovative video and voice collaboration solutions for businesses of all sizes, we are well-placed to address the demands of the market.”