Polycom Appoints Marco Landi as President of Asia Pacific

by CXOtoday News Desk    Apr 12, 2017

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Polycom has promoted Marco Landi, Polycom President, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) to shoulder an extended responsibilty of leading the company’s operations in Asia Pacific (APAC). Counting more than 20 years’ business development and management experience, Landi will be responsible for driving revenue and market share growth within both regions. Landi was appointed President for EMEA region in early 2015.

Marco has successfully led large and small teams through tough economic climates. His expertise lies in driving growth through challenging market conditions, enterprise sales, channels, marketing and go-to-market strategy across multiple markets, said the company in a statement.

Polycom CEO Mary McDowell said, “Landi’s leadership capabilities, proven track record as a sales leader and deep understanding of global organisations make him the right leader for this expanded role. His extensive knowledge of the Asia Pacific, Europe and Africa regions will enable us to continue to deliver the best experience customers and partners while delivering growth.”

“With Landi and our strong sales leadership team in place, our customers and partners will benefit from even greater visibility with Polycom’s executive team. Ultimately, this will give our customers and partners in these regions more influence on our future product features and innovations,” she added.

“I am delighted to take on an exciting new responsibility and lead the APAC region for Polycom. Having worked in several mature and emerging markets, the diversity and vibrancy of this geography brings us many opportunities in driving growth,” said Landi. “As the nature of work and workplaces change, our focus remains on providing our customers with the right collaboration solutions for their evolving needs. I look forward to working closely with the APAC leadership team and building on our success.”

Prior to Polycom, Landi led teams as Vice President (VP) of Sales at Zebra Technologies and VP and General Manager, EMEA for the Enterprise Mobility Business at Motorola. He lived, worked and travelled extensively in APAC for various roles throughout his career with assignments in Indonesia, Singapore, Korea, Japan, China, and Hong Kong.