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Guha is Brocade Country Manager

Brocade has appointed Ashis Guha as country manager for the companys

operation in India. In this role, Ashis will be responsible for driving

Brocades business development, marketing and sales initiatives. Ashis will

report to Gerald Penaflor, regional sales director, South Asia-Pacific and

Korea. Ashis has had over 14 years of industry experience in areas that include

direct sales, channel management, business development and marketing. Prior to

his role at Brocade, Ashis was the general manager of Sun Microsystems, India.


ON Appoints Mak

ON Semiconductor has appointed MK Mak as regional vice president of sales

for Korea and South Asia, which spans Korea, Singapore, India, Malaysia,

Thailand, the Philippines, Australia and New Zealand. In his new role, Mak will

focus on building and strengthening the team of sales and field applications

professionals throughout the geography to leverage the companys sales

achievements to the next level. Mak serves as a board member of the Discrete

Products Branch of China Semiconductor Industry Association.

Biju Joins Frameboxx

Visual effects expert and former Pix-n-Trix CEO Biju Dhanapalan has joined

hands with animation training major Frameboxx Animation and visual effects for a

project-based visual effects course, titled Fablefx. Biju Dhanapalan or Biju D,

as he is popularly known, was till recently the CEO of animation studio Pix-n-Trix.

Significantly, BR Films had picked a majority stake in the Mumbai-based studio

in 2007.

Ganesh on Top


Dr Ganesh Natarajan, chairman, Nasscom and CEO Zensar has been cited among

Indias Most Influential Technology Leaders-2008 by Great CIO, Asias largest

social network of CIOs, IT Management and Technology leaders, headquartered in

India. The selection process was extremely rigorous; starting with 200 of the

most significant IT leaders in India, which was then narrowed down to the top 25

on parameters.

Maytas Chairman Quits

RC Sinha, the chairman of Maytas Infra tendered his resignation citing

personal reasons, said media reports. Sinha is also a non-executive director

of the infrastructure and construction firm, in which, Satyam Computer Services

holds 36% stake. Sinha is reportedly a close friend of besieged Satyam chairman

B Ramalinga Raju.

Govt Selects 3 for Satyam

The government has dissolved the existing Satyam board of directors, saying

it would appoint a reconstituted ten-member board that would chart out a roadmap

for restoring confidence among investors, clients and employees of the company.

It has already appointed Deepak Parekh, chairman of (HDFC; Kiran Karnik, former

president of Nasscom; and C Achutan, a former official of SEBI, whose top

priority would be to cooperate with the investigative teams and ensure

continuity of business and boost confidence of clients, investors and employees.