Quick Heal Technologies Limited has appointed Vijay Mhaskar as Chief Operating Officer, effective September 16, 2016. This is a new role at Quick Heal and Mhaskar will be providing leadership to Quick Heal and Seqrite (the enterprise security solutions brand by Quick Heal). Mhaskar joins Quick Heal after his stint at Avaya India. He will be majorly responsible for providing strategic inputs and direction for building the brand, culture and overall business growth.
In his new role, Mhaskar will leverage his diverse experience of over 20 years in building accelerated growth strategy in product development, product management, sales, marketing, and support services. Mhaskar is credited with accelerating engineering processes, transforming innovation culture and leading several successful product initiatives.
A gold medallist in Electrical Engineering and a Masters in Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mumbai, Mhaskar in past has worked at various strategical positions.
Commenting on the appointment Kailash Katkar, MD & CEO, Quick Heal Technologies Limited said; “It is a new phase for Quick Heal as a public company. I am confident that Vijay with his illustrious experience and valuable leadership will drive the organisation capability to deliver trusted and premier products. I firmly believe that his passion will further strengthen our position as a leading IT security solutions provider. I congratulate Vijay on his new role and welcome him in the organisation.”
Commenting on his recent appointment, Mhaskar said, “Quick Heal has been a great success story from being an India-based product startup to being a fast-growth global company. It’s a great proof point that “Make in India” can be successful globally. I am looking forward to synergise best in class product innovation capability of Quick Heal to deliver successful business growth and enviable customer and partner delight. The Quick Heal team is committed to being on the leading edge to simplify security for our customers and partners.”