Nutanix today announced a number of organizational changes to its senior leadership team across EMEA.
Sammy Zoghlami will resume his role as Senior Vice President of Sales for the EMEA region. In his role, Mr. Zoghlami will continue to lead sales and customer support, strategic business development and strategy, management of Nutanix’s offices and operational teams in each EMEA country, as well as the company’s partnerships, alliances and channel activities.
Andrew Brinded will transition to the role of Worldwide Sales Chief Operating Officer, a role previously held by Dave Gwyn before his move to SVP of Global Customer Success and Inside Sales. In this role, Andrew will be responsible for advancing Nutanix’s strategic agenda, driving the implementation of its major initiatives and overseeing administrative and operational activities in support of organisational priorities.
As a veteran technology executive, Mr. Brinded is well versed in the complexities of global sales, go-to-market strategies and customer satisfaction. He has a proven track record of developing innovative business strategies, maximizing growth and identifying and cultivating leaders.
The organizational changes also encompass the promotion of two key leaders in Nutanix’s Sales Operations organization. Jake Hofwegen, who had served as VP, Worldwide Sales Operations is now SVP, Worldwide Sales Operations. Jake joined Nutanix in July 2020 and has played a critical role in leading the revamping of its Sales Operations function and designing its subscription strategy. Jake will continue to take a more strategic leadership role to support the expansion of Nutanix’s ACV model and Renewals business.
In addition, Davud Hasan, who recently held the title of Senior Director, Worldwide Deal Support and Order Management, has been promoted to Vice President of Worldwide Deal Support and Order Management. Davud leads a global team responsible for Deal Desk, Order Management and the Bid Desk. Davud’s extensive knowledge of deal negotiations and global leadership will play a key role in Nutanix’s ongoing success.