Walking the talk on strengthening diversity and women leadership, Lenovo’s Data Center Group business has appointed Shonali Chakravarty as the Head of Communications for the APAC region.
Catering to servers, storage, and networking infrastructure needs of organizations through intelligent transformation and enabling enterprises to harness the power of cutting edge technologies like IOT, Edge, and high-performance computing, the Data Center Group’s business in the region encompasses 13 countries.
These include key markets like India, Australia, Japan, Indonesia, Singapore, and South Korea. As part of her mandate, Shonali will drive the Data Center Group’s internal and external communication efforts across APAC’s multilingual and diverse geographies.
Reporting to Sachin Bhatia, CMO, Lenovo Data Center Group, APAC, she will provide strategic counsel and support to the company’s APAC business, and will work closely with Sumir Bhatia, President of DCG, Asia-Pacific and his regional leadership team across the Asia-Pacific.
Prior to this, Chakravarty was Director, Communications for OYO, where she helped run communications for India SA and key international markets. Before that, she has had an exciting stint at Uber heading policy and corporate communications for India SA.
Commenting on the appointment, Sachin Bhatia, CMO, Lenovo Data Center Group, APAC, said, “We are firm believers in the power of distributed leadership and look forward to seeing the wonderful stories of passion and grit of our DCG differentiators come alive under her able guidance. From organizing Women in Lenovo Leadership (WILL) sessions org-wide to recognizing the contributions of our women colleagues at the workplace, we are committed to diversity and inclusion to help drive a culture of innovation and build a talent powerhouse.”
Joining the DCG team, Shonali Chakravarty, APAC Communications Leader, Lenovo Data Center Group shared “ I look forward to partnering with DCG’s exceptionally talented, diverse, and passionate team across the Asia-Pacific market and sharing their stories of grit and determination to redefine the future of data and technology. In these times of heightened emphasis on business continuity, resilience, and the new smart normal as we know it, I am delighted to be a part of the solution.”
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