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Former IBM exec appointed to lead channel for Nutanix in SSA, W Europe

By , ITWeb
Africa , 24 Mar 2021
Andrew Gill, newly appointed Channel Director for Western Europe & Sub-Saharan Africa at Nutanix.
Andrew Gill, newly appointed Channel Director for Western Europe & Sub-Saharan Africa at Nutanix.

Nutanix, Inc., a leader in software for private cloud, hybrid, and multicloud computing, has appointed Andrew Gill as Channel Director for Western Europe & Sub-Saharan Africa (WEURSSA).

Responsible for leading all channel and OEM activities in the regions, Gill will oversee Nutanix's go-to-market relationships with resellers, distributors, regional system integrators and technology partners in the region.

Gill will also play a key role in driving channel focused initiatives such as Nutanix Cloud Bundles, a strategic and unified offering to access Nutanix enterprise cloud software and solutions, while providing partners with greater value and autonomy through the sales channel, Nutanix added.

Commenting on his appointment, Gill said: “The powerful combination of Nutanix’s unsurpassed multi-cloud approach and its clear commitment to driving true business value for customers and partners alike make it a highly desirable organisation to join.”

He continued: “It was clear to me that as well as Nutanix’s market leading technology and outstanding high value Partner program, the company genuinely cares about the success of its customers and partners hence its enviable NPS score of over 90 over the last seven years - that's a company I want to be part of ”

Gill joins Nutanix from his position as Director of Partner Ecosystems at IBM, where he was responsible for the sales and go-to-market strategy for the partner ecosystem for the UK and Ireland.

According to Nutanix, during his tenure at IBM, Gill excelled at selling and enabling high value IT solutions for corporate and commercial marketplaces through partner ecosystems. He also gained invaluable experience within the IT industry with a high profile start-up business and accelerated his career through multiple roles across the IBM business portfolio.

Dom Poloniecki, VP Sales, for Western Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa at Nutanix said: “Andrew has a proven track record in consistently overachieving on business objectives by leveraging his expertise in running highly successful, profitable sales teams and partner ecosystems. He is a welcome addition to the team and both his experience and passion as well as his extensive executive relationships in the partner community will help us to enable our industry-leading partner ecosystem to gain maximum benefit from the innovative product portfolio that we offer."

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