Vic Bhagat Joins EMC as Executive Vice President, Corporate Services and Chief
HOPKINTON, Mass., Jan. 28, 2013
HOPKINTON, Mass., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC)
today announced that 20-year General Electric (GE) veteran Vic Bhagat has
joined EMC^® as Executive Vice President, Corporate Services and Chief
Information Officer. Reporting to Howard Elias, EMC's President and Chief
Operating Officer, Global Enterprise Services, Bhagat assumes responsibility
for EMC Information Technology, Global Centers of Excellence, Global Business
Services and Indirect Procurement organizations. He succeeds Executive Vice
President Sanjay Mirchandani who, after nearly seven highly successful years
with EMC, will transition to a new strategic role within the company.
Bhagat has a proven track record of delivering world-class results in IT,
business process, development centers, shared service operations and
innovation. A 30-year industry veteran, including more than 20 years at GE, he
most recently helped establish Accenture's worldwide Big Data analytics
practice for Natural Resources. Prior to that, Bhagat held the role of CIO for
multiple GE organizations including GE Aviation Services, GE Global Growth and
Operations, CNBC, GE Corporate, and GE India and Southeast Asia.
"Having known Vic for several years, we are delighted to have him join EMC's
leadership team," Elias said. "Vic's ability to lead large-scale
transformative initiatives, his tenure and accomplishments as a true change
agent, and his deep international experience will be instrumental as we
continue to build on the central role these organizations play in helping
customers transform their IT through cloud computing, transform their
businesses through Big Data and do so in a safe and trusted way."
"As a technology company to its very core, EMC is known throughout the
industry as thoroughly committed to investing to maintain and extend its
technology edge," Bhagat said. "This applies to the technologies it uses to
run its business, those it uses to support its customers' strategic
initiatives, and the intersection of the two. I'm thrilled to join EMC at this
exciting time in its evolution, and proud to be surrounded by its world-class
team from top management on down. I've admired and worked closely with EMC
over the years, and look forward as, together, we transform the industry
through Cloud Computing, Big Data and Trusted IT solutions."
Elias added, "Over the last seven years, Sanjay has worked tirelessly with his
team to build a network of global Centers of Excellence, consult with the
business on critical initiatives, and completely transform EMC IT into a
value-driven, industry-leading showcase for our customers.Sanjay will remain
an active global leader for EMC supporting the company's new Pivotal
Initiative, which is tasked with unleashing the truly transformational
capabilities of cloud applications, mobility and Big Data. Sanjay will also
continue as one of EMC's key executives supporting the company's rapid growth
market initiatives and interacting with our customers."
Bhagat holds a Bachelors of Science in MIS & Marketing from the University of
Louisville, KY and a diploma in Physics and Mathematics from Agra University
EMC Corporation is a global leader in enabling businesses and service
providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service.
Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative
products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping
IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset
— information — in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way. Additional
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