Big Switch taps EMEA with new heads of sales & business development

The SDN vendor, Big Switch Network has announced its expansion into the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region and has appointed Julian Demurjian as Head of Sales and Susheel Chitre as the Global VP of Business Development. The company’s headquarter will be in London, United Kingdom.
“We are thrilled to add Susheel and Julian to our growing team, with each bringing to Big Switch years of domain expertise to assist in the next chapter of the company’s growth. We are pleased to have a dedicated sales and support team in the EMEA region to further serve our rapidly growing customer base,” said Douglas Murray, CEO, Big Switch Networks.
Chitre has brings more than 20 years of business development and sales experience in the networking and data centre industry. He will be focusing on managing existing strategic relationships with Dell Technologies and Accton and building the company’s OEM, Channel and Technology partnerships. “As a longtime veteran of the data centre networking space I’m thrilled to be joining a company with not only innovative vision, but mature products ready for production deployment,” said Chitre. Additionally, Demurjian will lead the company’s expansion efforts in the EMEA region. Previously, Demurjian was VP of EMEA Sales at Datiphy. He has also spent six years at Gigamon, where he worked as Regional Sales Director for The Nordics, Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States.
“I am excited to join the company and expand our rapidly growing EMEA business practice. Big Switch Networks is at the forefront of next-generation networking and a leading vendor with a proven, differentiated, ready to deploy SDN solution said Julian Demurjian, Head of Sales, EMEA, Big Switch Networks.
The company claims to have experienced more than double YoY growth in the latest quarter and announced several key hires including Wendell Laidley as CFO, Mike Hoffman as CRO & Head of Worldwide Sales as well as Greg Orr as VP of Sales, Americas.

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