NEW DELHI: Lenovo has elevated Shailendra Katyal to managing director of its PC and smart devices business group (PCSD) India and site leader for Lenovo Group in the country. The appointment comes into effect 1 May 2021.
Katyal will take over from Rahul Agarwal, who has decided to move on after 20 years at the technology company.
"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 maximise Lenovo's growth over the past two decades," said Lenovo Asia Pacific president Amar Babu.
Katyal is currently executive director at Lenovo India PC and smart devices group, leading the consumer business. He first joined Lenovo in 2011, and has held 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.