Microsoft Appoints Puneet Chandok as Corporate Vice President for India and South Asia
New Delhi — Microsoft Corporation has announced the appointment of Puneet Chandok as the corporate vice president of its India and South Asia division, effective September 1. Chandok, previously leading Amazon.com Inc’s cloud division AWS for India and South Asia, will now spearhead Microsoft’s business integration efforts across the region.
In a statement, Chandok expressed his belief in the relevance of Microsoft’s mission as India expands its digital public infrastructure. This appointment comes as Microsoft aims to strengthen its position in the cloud technology market and increase its investments in India, which has emerged as a prominent global innovation hub.
As the corporate vice president for India and South Asia, Chandok will be responsible for overseeing Microsoft’s operations in various countries, including Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. His experience in leading AWS’s business in the region is expected to bring valuable insights to Microsoft’s growth strategy.
The technology company’s move highlights its commitment to tapping into the immense potential of the South Asian market and leveraging the region’s digital transformation. With Puneet Chandok at the helm, Microsoft looks forward to further solidifying its presence and driving innovation in India and its neighboring countries.