Lenovo has named Shailendra Katyal as Managing Director, Lenovo PCSD India, and Site Leader for Lenovo Group in India. His appointed will be effective from May 1, 2021.
As a part of this new position, Katyal will succeed Rahul Agarwal, who has decided to call it a quits to pursue other interests, after spending 20 years at Lenovo.
Currently, Shailendra Katyal is the Executive Director at Lenovo India PC and Smart Devices Group, where he heads the consumer business. He first joined Lenovo in 2011, and had been associated with several leadership roles in marketing, consumer PC and tablets, home and small business, as well as e-commerce. Prior to joining Lenovo, he spent a decade building iconic FMCG brands.
“During this difficult time in India, we are working hard to ensure the safety of our employees, partners and customers. I am grateful that we have excellent leaders in place to bring our team together and offer this support. I am confident in Shailendra’s success thanks to his extensive experience in Lenovo and in the industry. I would also like to thank Rahul for everything he has done to maximize Lenovo’s growth over the past two decades. He has contributed immensely to the company’s success. I wish him the best as he pursues new opportunities in the entrepreneurial space,” said Amar Babu, President, Lenovo Asia Pacific.