Cohesity Names Peter Hanna as APAC & Japan Channel Business Leader


CohesityCohesity has appointed Peter Hanna as the Head of Channels for Cohesity Asia-Pacific & Japan, with his base in Brisbane, Australia. With a background of over 20 years in strategic sales for prominent information and communications technology companies in the region, Hanna will now spearhead Cohesity’s channel sales and partner engagement efforts. His primary focus will be to establish Cohesity’s modern AI-powered data security and management solutions as the preferred choice for partners and customers in the Asia-Pacific & Japan region. Hanna's extensive industry expertise covers ICT sales, technology-driven business transformation, and leading strategic go-to-market (GTM) initiatives in the Asia-Pacific, Japan and China region.

In his most recent roles, Hanna served as the Head of Global Customers – Asia Pacific, Japan & Greater China at VMware. In this capacity, he collaborated with VMware's strategic global customers to facilitate technology-driven business transformations and mitigate cyber risks. Additionally, he held the position of Regional Director for North & West Australia (QLD, WA, NT) and Papua New Guinea at VMware, overseeing sales efforts in these territories.

Before joining VMware, Hanna accumulated over fourteen years of experience at Dell EMC, where he held various leadership roles in data storage sales and technology strategy. His expertise lies in formulating and optimizing go-to-market strategies across the Asia Pacific, Japan, India, and Greater China region. Hanna is dedicated to promoting customer-centric approaches and actively advocates for diversity and inclusion.

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